Events

Lunchtime Lounge | June 2018

Medicine Pouch Necklace

Thursday, June 14, 2018

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Please join us at Homer Watson House & Gallery for the June edition of our 2018 Lunchtime Lounge!

In this workshop, Nikki Shawana, will discuss Indigenous uses of traditional medicines and guide you through making your very own leather Medicine Pouch.

Nikki Shawana is an Indigenous Artist from the Odawa Nation (Anishinaabe), Eagle clan. For the past 15 years, Nikki has been educating others about Indigenous culture through performances, workshops, classes and speaking engagements at various schools, community organizations and special events throughout Ontario and New York State. Today, Nikki is a reputable Pow Wow Dancer, Hoop Dancer, Singer and Crafts person. She continues to gather teachings from Elders and community members and is passionate about teaching others about Indigenous culture through the Arts.

In addition to our educational lecture, we will also serve light refreshments and provide tours of Homer Watson’s former home. Feel free to bring a lunch. Admission for this event is FREE.

Please call ahead to reserve your seat, 519-748-4377 or click here  to reserve your seat.

This event is generously sponsored by the Waterloo Wellington Museums & Galleries Network.

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