Guided by accomplished and respected Mi’Kmaq artist Todd Labrador, participants will learn about the traditional methods use to make everyday functional items from the gifts provided by Mother Earth. Crafting their own 10 inch birch bark bowl from all the supplies required, Todd will share his passion for working with wood and how the materials used in this project are collected and prepared. Try your hand at splitting spruce roots, cutting bark and more.
Todd Labrador is a resepcted member of Acadia First Nation here within our South Shore, and accomplished artist and creator of birchbark work including canoes, baskets and bowls, hand drums and always a champion for sharing the culture and heritage of teh Mi’Kmaq people – 10,000 years present here in our community. Learn more about Todd, Waterdancer Mi’Kmaq Arts.
Each person will be provided with birch bark harvested for the bowl, wood/cedar rim, 10 feet of spruce root and tools needed.
Note: if you have one, please bring along a pocket knife
Please note space is limited to 10 people.
Mi’Kmaq Birchbark Bowl Workshop
Sat. Nov. 23, 2013
White Point Beach Resort
$90 per person, plus tax
Includes all instruction and materials required to make a traditional 10 inch Mi’Kmaq Birchbark bowl @ White Point.
Register by calling 1-800-565-5068 or (902) 354-2711, or email email@example.com .