Métis Beadwork & Moccasin Making

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Starting: Sunday, January 20, 2019    

Time: 1 – 5 p.m.

MNBC is looking for 12 Métis women who would like to learn the Métis style of Beadwork!

If you want to try something new, culturally relevant, and inspiring for Métis women — this is for you.

Participants must live in the Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) Region, comprised of Richmond, Vancouver, North Vancouver and Powell River.

Building Cultural Connections is a program focused on Women’s Wellness, Métis Culture and Identity. The program’s aim is to create a stronger sense of community connectedness and belonging. Beading and moccasin making will be instructed by Métis Artist Lisa Shepherd. Beading mentors and elders will be on hand to share and assist as needed.

Make a commitment to participate in this holistic Métis-specific program. Learn beading, how to make moccasins, traditional foods and music and share stories in a kitchen party atmosphere. All graduates of this program will be treated to a special gift honouring their time, commitment and dedication.

These sessions will be held on Sunday afternoons for 8 weeks, starting January 20, 2019 and ending February 24, 2019.

Space is limited, REGISTRATION is ‘first come -first serve’ basis for Métis women residing in the Vancouver Coastal Health region only.

Transportation assistance and snacks will be provided, free parking on site.

Location: Lansdowne Mall, next to Lansdowne Skytrain Station, Richmond

Special Thank You to Vancouver Coastal Health for providing this unique opportunity for Metis Women under the AHIP.


Funding provided by Vancouver Coastal Health.