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Ash Working Basket Workshop
October 14, 2017 - October 15, 2017
In Celebration of Mi’kmaq History Month, the Millbrook Culture and Heritage Centre with the support of The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq through the Province of Nova Scotia-Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage and Support4Culture, are able to have a 2 day Ash Working Basket Workshop. The Instructor is Rebecca Labillois from Eel River Bar First Nations. Rebecca has been doing basketry for about 30 years. Her grandfather James Pictou passed this knowledge down to his daughter who then passed it down to Rebecca.
Rebecca still holds a lot of here grandfathers tools that he had used to make his baskets and uses them to make hers.
The basket course is only open to intermediate basket makers, so beginners can not attend this one at this time.
- The date of the workshop is October 14th & 15th, 2017.
- Starting at 9:00am and ending at 5:00pm.
- The baskets that you will be making are a Hamper and a square handle basket.
- Materials will be provided.
- 15 participants at Max.
If you would like to take this course, please phone Heather Stevens at 902-843-3496 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline to Register is October 6th at 4:30pm