Sweet Grass Basket Weaving with Jessie Jannuska

  • Thursday, January 27, 2022
  • 7:00pm – 9:00pm
  • MAWA, 611 Main Street

Sweet Grass is one of the four sacred medicines for First Nations, Inuit and Métis people. Learn how to make a small, sweet-smelling sweet grass basket.

This single-session workshop will be repeated (it will take place twice, Jan 27 & Feb 17), to accommodate more participants.

To register, contact Niamh at dooley@mawa.ca. Spaces are limited to masked, double-vaxxed participants. If you find you cannot attend, please cancel. There is often a waiting list.

Indigenous Art Nights are for Indigenous (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) women, non-binary, trans and Two-Spirit people of all ages to learn from knowledge keepers and try new artmaking techniques in a relaxed and welcoming space. Join in for hands-on artmaking, behind-the-scenes stories from Indigenous creators, and traditional teachings. All materials are provided for these free sessions.

Indigenous Art Nights are for Indigenous (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) women, non-binary, trans and Two-Spirit people of all ages. To register, contact Niamh at dooley@mawa.ca. Spaces are limited to masked, double-vaxxed participants. If you find you cannot attend, please cancel. There is often a waiting list.

  • Jessie Jannuska is a Winnipeg-based interdisciplinary visual artist with mixed Dakota, Ojibway and European ancestry. She is from Canupawakpa Dakota First Nation. She has recently completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with honours at Brandon University.

    Photo by KC Adams