Metis Culture Workshops

Workshop/Experience guests – please sign the COVID-19 liability waiver before your first visit. You only need to sign the waiver once.

Loom-weaving Your Metis Sash – ONLINE EDITION

Sign up anytime and learn at home! Loom & supplies included.

Create your own customized Metis sash using traditional hand-looming techniques for the Arrow Pattern. Everyone is welcome to this beginner-level workshop! Your own loom, tools and supplies for the first project are shipped via Canada Post. Everyone is welcome to this beginner-level workshop that features access to the video lessons for 1 year, as well as 2 Zoom meetings/Q&A sessions with Michif Weaver Kalyn Kodiak.

Loom-weaving Your Metis Sash in Calgary, AB – Live & Social Distanced

Saturday Jan. 16th 9am-5pmDelayed due to COVID restrictions

Create your own customized Metis sash using traditional hand-looming techniques for the Arrow Pattern. Everyone is welcome to this beginner-level workshop! The loom and supplies are yours to take home at the end of the weekend. Socially distanced workshop – only 6 participants per group.

Loom-weaving Your Metis Sash in Calgary, AB – Live & Social Distanced

Saturday January 16 9am-5pmDelayed due to COVID restrictions

Create your own customized Metis sash using traditional hand-looming techniques for the Arrow Pattern. Everyone is welcome to this beginner-level workshop! The loom and supplies are yours to take home at the end of the weekend. Socially distanced workshop – only 6 participants per group.

Elderberry Syrup, Dyes & Medicine – Live & Social Distanced

Thursday, January 14th 6:00-8:00pm- Delayed due to COVID restrictions

Beginning with fresh elderberries, we use natural ingredients to create an old and very effective remedy for the cold & flu season. Our syrup is based on a traditional metis formula and uses natural and organic ingredients. Includes recipe, materia medica & bottle of syrup to take home with you.

Metis Octopus Bag Workshop – Live & Social Distanced

Saturday, January 23rd
12pm-4pm
Delayed due to COVID restrictions

Metis Octopus bags or Fire-bags have a colorful history! Learn the interesting story of the “octopus bag”, the multi-national origin of the unusual name, and make your own octopus bag in this fascinating workshop. Socially distanced workshop – only 6 participants per group.

Metis Finger-weaving Workshops – Live & Social Distanced

Saturday, Feb. 6th, 12-2pm & 2-4pm

Begin with the basics or advance your knowledge of the traditional art of sash weaving, while making your own bracelet or hatband. No tools or experience required! Everyone is welcome.