Registration filled quickly for our latest birch bark basket making workshop.
Meegwetch, thank you, merci for the substantial interest shown in this magnificent Algonquin craft.
There were two dates for the workshop that the participants chose from - March 24th and May 4th.
Approximately 10 participants attended the workshops led by Algonquin craftsman Chuck Commanda, his assistant Nicole Lefebvre, and organized by Plenty Canada's Project Manager and Algonquin youth, Shaelyn Wabegijig.
Meegwetch, thank you, merci to each of our participants for sharing your unique presence and gifts with the group, making each workshop as memorable as they were. A special chi meegwetch (big thank you, merci beaucoup) to Chuck Commanda for his knowledge and craftsmanship that he shared with the participants here at Plenty Canada.
Enjoy the gallery of photographs from our workshops below!
• We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $153 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country. • Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil a investi 153 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.
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