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This group photo is from the workshop Marlene Nielsen and I are co-teaching. It is going really well, the students are great and so excited to learn.
This is a video the Dispatch did on the Wear Art Thou Fashion show. It includes several of the looks for the show and my two salmon skin designs
The vest and the corset are Chum salmon skin. The shin covers and the heals are also made form Salmon Skin.
I finished this pair of children’s walking boots during my week at the Anchorage Museum as expert on the floor for the Dena’ina exhibition. I started these a year and a half ago with elder Helen Dick and finally finished putting the sole’s on them. They are made from the fur of the back of 4 Moose ears, the trim is land otter, and the sole’s are Moose Brain tanned Moose hide.
This jacket is made out of Halibut skin and Linen.
Ombre Salmons Skin Dress and Halibut Skin Moto Jacket. These were part of the Water Collection for the Clare to Clare Fund Raising Fashion Show.