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Beaded Hair Barrette with Virginia Smith

Jul 21 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm MST

Beaded Hair Barrette with Virginia Smith

Beaded Hair Barrette with Virginia Smith

In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of sewing and beading to complete their own beaded hair barrette.
Virginia is an Inland Tlingit of the Carcross/Tagish First Nation and she belongs to Dakhl’awèdí clan. Virginia was born and raised in Carcross. She has been teaching for many years at Elijiah Smith Elementary School. She has been teaching her students to bead throughout the school term.
Virginia was very close to her grandmother Lucy Wren, her Grandmother taught her everything she knows about sewing. Lucy and Virginia used to spend hours together sewing. Virginia is hoping to pass on what she has learned to a family member. Virginia has also taught herself to quilt and spends many hours making quilts for her family. She has made each of her nieces and nephews their own special quilt made by her. Virginia’s happy place is beading


Jul 21
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm MST
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Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre
(867) 456-5322
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Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre
1171 First Avenue, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 0G9
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1G0 Canada
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(867) 456-5322
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