Aen saencheur flechey: Métis Fingerweaving

Title: Aen saencheur flechey: Métis Fingerweaving
Creator: Gabriel Dumont Institute
Subject: Métis Fingerweaving, Sash
Description: Combining Aboriginal fingerweaving techniques with European materials, the fur trade sash remains an integral and highly symbolic aspect of Métis identity and culture. Entitled En saencheur flechey: Métis Fingerweaving, the Gabriel Dumont Institute is proud to present Part Three of our Métis Womenʼs Traditional Art Series. Join artist and teacher Penny Condon as she instructs grades 7 and 8 students from St. Frances School in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in making a sash and in the art of fingerweaving. This video will prove to be a valuable classroom resource as it provides a brief historical overview of the many uses of the sash as well as in-depth demonstrations and step-by-step instructions on how to fingerweave a Métis sash. To purchase a copy of this resource please visit: GDIʼs E-commerce Site.
Publisher: Gabriel Dumont Institute
Date: 2003
Type: Image
Date of Copyright: April 30, 2007
GDI Media Filename: Finger Weaving sleeve.jpg

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