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knitted scarf

Knitted Scarf Class
Knit, pearl, cast on, cast off – beginners will learn the basics of knitting while making a scarf. Intermediate students will learn cable knitting or they may bring their own scarf pattern. The arts program will supply basic patterns, knitting and cable needles. You should bring a total of 440 yards of worsted weight yarn. The yarn may be washable wool or acrylic yarn and may be any color, but make sure it’s from the same dye lot. Maximum class size is 8.
Instructor: Melinda Sas
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Dates: Tues., Jan. 15, 22 & 29
General Fee: $35 Tribal Fee: $20
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mosiac tile

Framed Mosaic Wall Hanging Class
You will create an original mosaic masterpiece using traditional tools and techniques. You will start with an original design then cut, file, arrange and grout the colored glass pieces on the 16” x 24” framed surface to create a unique piece of art to hang on your wall. Basic supplies are included in the class fee. Max class size is 10.
Instructor: Carrie Klitzke
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Dates: Tuesday, Feb. 5, 12, 19 & 26
General Fee: $55 Tribal Fee: $35
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Finger weaving

Finger Woven Bracelet Class
Each week you will learn a new finger weaving technique starting with the basic diagonal design and advancing to the chevron and lightning bolt designs. At the last session you will choose a design learned in class to create your bracelet. In the future these techniques may also be applied to making belts. Basic supplies are included in the class fee. Max class size 10.
Instructor: Judith Jourdan
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Dates: Wed., Feb. 6, 13, 20 & 27
General Fee: $50 Tribal Fee: $30
Class Registration

woolen bags

Big Wool Bag Class
This class is appropriate for beginners as well as advanced students. You will create your own sturdy, big wool bag with shoulder strap or handles. You will use carded wool to felt a 24" x 24" bag and shoulder strap. You may personalize it by felting colored roving or adding embellishments such as beads onto the surface. Create a small pocket for your cell phone to match. The wool bag will be lined with water repellent fabric. Familiarity with hand-sewing will be helpful.
Max. class size is 10.
Instructor: Laurie Boyer
Time 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Dates: March 5, 12, 19 & 26
General Fee: $60 Tribal Fee: $40
Class Registration

iroquois pottery

Iroquois Pottery
This evening class is designed for beginners and experienced potters who want to learn the pottery techniques used by the Iroquois hundreds of years ago. You will make a 6" pot in class using a modified coil technique and Iroquois designs on the collar. Completed pottery will be made from stoneware and will be bisque fired. Class size is limited to 10.
Instructor: Jennifer Stevens
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Dates: Tues., April 23 & 30
General Fee: $45 Tribal Fee: $25
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sliver bracelet Sterling Silver Bracelet Workshop
Create your own sterling silver bracelet in one session. You will weave sterling silver wire around a dowel and then compress it to custom fit your wrist using the ancient technique of Viking knitting. All levels welcome including beginners. Basic supplies included. Max. class size is 10.
Instructor: Barbara Heike
Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Date: Saturday, April 6
General Fee: $55 Tribal Fee: $35
Class Registration
landscape painting

Landscape Painting
This class is for beginners and as well as returning students. In addition to learning how to paint landscapes with watercolor, you will learn the basic principles of composing landscapes and cityscapes that apply to any medium. Through nightly demonstrations and one-on-one instruction, you may develop techniques at your own pace. Photos will be available but feel free to bring your own. Weather permitting, we may paint outside for the last session. Basic supplies are included in the class fee. Maximum class size is 8.
Instructor: Christine Klimmek
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Date: Tues., May 7, 14, 21 & 28
General Fee: $45 Tribal: $25
Class Registration

moose

Moose Hair Embroidery Demonstration
During the two hour lecture and demonstration, Michael Galban, historian at Ganondagan State Historical Site, will discuss and demonstrate various types of moose hair embroidery. There will be a short hands-on portion of the demonstration that will allow attendees to experience working with moose hair on small sections of smoked, brain tanned deer hide. Basic supplies are included in the fee. This workshop is partially funded thru a Wisconsin Arts Board Creative Communities Grant. Max. class size is 15.
Instructor: Michael Galban
Time: 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Date: Friday, May 10
General Fee $20 Tribal Fee: $10

bobbins

Intermediate Bobbin Lace Workshop
This workshop is designed for participants who have received previous instruction in bobbin lace and wish to expand their knowledge. The instructor will help resolve problems on existing work and will also be teaching techniques used by Oneida lace makers used in the early 1900’s. This workshop is partially funded from a Wisconsin Arts Board Creative Communities Grant. Maximum class size is 8.
Instructor: Pat Hilts
Dates: Friday, June 21, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Saturday, June 22, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Sunday, June 23, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Class Fee $15.00


Community Activities

Basket Guild: Twashe?nutslu.nihe?

The guild holds monthly meetings on the 3rd Wednesday of the month from September thru May. Each meeting starts at 6:00 pm. At each meeting guild members will learn a basket technique that may be applied to their baskets. Guild members also decide on basket making projects. A prorated membership fee is charged to pay for basketry supplies and other incidentals. Participants may bring their own supplies or participate in the monthly project. The guild currently includes members with varying basketry skills. There is a short business meeting at the beginning of each monthly meeting.

For more information, contact Christine Klimmek at 490-3831 or email: cklimmek@oneidanation.org.
Dates: 3rd Wed. of the month Time: 5:30 – 8:00 pm Prorated fee: $20.00
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