SAT 9 SEPT AT 12NN
JOY WILLIAMS LOBBY AT FIRSTONTARIO PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE.
REGISTRATION FEE: $25, 12 AND UNDER: $5 +HST
In this interactive workshop participants create a professional quality bracelet while learning about the healing modality of the Medicine Wheel.
Creativity is Medicine. Beading is Medicine.
Linking the ancient teachings of the Medicine Wheel to beading is a beautiful way to experience flow, while connecting to the powerful healing modality of the Medicine Wheel.
Participants leave with a Medicine Wheel Bracelet, and a new way of experiencing life through the Indigenous lens of the Medicine Wheel.
Each registrant will receive a custom materials kit. Each kit contains professional, high end materials including:
Stretch material for stringing
White lava beads
Sustainably sourced ebony
Gold-plated lava beads
Red lava beads
Sterling silver plated feather charm
April Mitchell-Boudreau is a Niagara-based multidisciplinary creative, designer, and proud Indigenous entrepreneur. She is a member of the Turtle Clan and Mohawk Nation with roots at Six Nations. April infuses her design work with traditional materials imagined in a contemporary context, and is committed to wellness through creativity and slow fashion. Owner and CEO of Lofttan Convertible Jewelry, April is the inventor of the Lofttan convertible strand system, worn and loved by people around the world, and made in Niagara on the traditional lands of the Haudenosaunee and Anishnaabe people. Nominated for many business awards, April is asked to speak about Entrepreneurship regularly, and shares her story of a small-home based business now found in 33 Rexall stores across Canada. Passionate about the Arts and her community, April sits on several boards in Niagara, and teaches creative workshops delivering cultural teachings.