Indigenous Arts: Porcupine Quill Earrings

Saturday, November 21st 10 am – 12 pm
Rehearsal Hall
Melanie Gray
Learn the history and process of creating porcupine quill earrings.

Have you ever wondered how to make porcupine quill earrings? Here is your chance! In this workshop, Melanie will walk you through the process of making the earrings step-by-step. Throughout the workshop she will be sharing tidbits of Haudenosaunee thinking and some history on beadwork and Indigenous wearable art. At the end of the class you will have a pair of your very own porcupine quill earrings. This experience is suitable for both adults/seniors and children with guidance.

Melanie Gray is an Indigenous Artist, Jeweler, and Art Therapist from Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. She has a history of facilitating workshops with a variety of ages. Melanie is from the Mohawk Nation and a member of the wolf clan.


When: Saturday, November 21st 10 am – 12 pm

Registration closes November 16th, 2020. Register early! Limited seating.

Where: Rehearsal Hall, 2nd Floor, Tett Centre for Creativity & Learning


NOTICE: Registration is required. Class size is limited to accommodate physical distancing measures. Students will be required to complete a self-assessment form prior to the class. Masks must be worn within the building at all times. Please wash and sanitize hands regularly, and maintain physical distancing. We are monitoring and following Health Canada and Kingston Frontenac Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Health Unit recommendations. We look forward to your safe and creative visit!

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