MetisCaron, Artist, Carver, Hidetanner and Cultural Knowledge Keeper

Metis Culture, and Decolonial Consultation.
Instruction in Hidetanning, beadwork, carving, handwaving, and all Metis Traditional arts.
Bespoke custom contemporary cultural art pieces including: carved cedar, contemporary and traditional Métis and plains style beadwork, hide textiles, hand drums and digital art prints.
Custom public art installations.

Contact Name
Adele ᒪᐢᑿᓱᐤᐏᐢᑵᐤ Arseneau
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Business Categories
Arts, Culture and Entertainment

Business Description

Having over 40 years of lived experience as a Michif iskwew (woman). Adele comes from strong Michif lines including the Caron's, Henry's, Dumas's, Carriere's, LaVallee's and so many more. Growing up with these family connections, she brings a breadth and depth of knowledge invaluable to both consultation work and her mentorships. With over 4 years of teaching hide tanning via zoom, she utilizes this application to deliver comprehensive workshops inclusive for those who identify as disabled. Mentorships are offered one on one in the traditional way at her studio in Duncan. In addition, Adele offers bespoke traditional and contemporary carvings, beadwork, hand drums, digital art prints, and custom public art installations.