We were honored to have artisan, John Beard, presenting the history and techniques of the art of twining/weaving the ceremonial garments from SE Alaskan. He is a master weaver of Navajo rugs and instrumental in the revival of this lost art. The Haida and Tlingit tribes currently use his robes in their ceremonial  dances. This art has been restored after a couple hundreds of years.

He taught a three day workshop f

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