Bark Rattle Workshop with Richard Chrisjohn

june, 2024

22jun10:00 amFeaturedBark Rattle Workshop with Richard ChrisjohnInstitute for American Indian Studies10:00 am Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Rd, Washington, CT 06793

Event Details

Saturday, June 22, 10:00am
In-person event

Join Richard Chrisjohn (Oneida) for an interesting and informative workshop in which participants will make an elm bark rattle or bark rattle necklace. Chrisjohn is a fourth generation woodcarver who lives on the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation, Akwesasne, in Hogansburg, New York. Chrisjohn is also an advocate for Indigenous sovereignty and the preservation of traditional teachings. During this workshop, participants will also learn about the history and culture of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Confederacy, as well as the traditional uses of various trees and natural materials.

Please note: this will be an outdoor program, weather permitting, so participants should dress accordingly. If there is heavy rain or high temperatures, the program will move inside.

Space is limited and pre-registration is requested. Please visit our website to register online. Questions? Please email [email protected] or call (860) 868 0518. Price of Participation, including materials: $30 for Non-Members, $20 for Members.

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(Saturday) 10:00 am


Institute for American Indian Studies

38 Curtis Rd, Washington, CT 06793