Crafty fun at Six Nations annual Red Barn Summer Camp

Impressive bead, feather and leather bonnets. dangled in the breeze. (Photo by Lisa Iesse)

By Lisa Iesse Writer SIX NATIONS OF THE GRAND – Six Nations popular Red Barn arts and crafts workshops were back in-person this summer with its biggest enrollment ever! The popular children’s summer workshops had 18 different arts and crafts stations and 170 participants this year said Rachel Martin, Red Barn board chairperson. The more than 60-year-old summer tradition brings Six Nations youth together with artists and crafters to learn the art of beading, woodworking, and others. This year’s two-week session was topped off with an open house at the Sour Springs Longhouse on Friday (July 21). At the open house, students, instructors, elders, parents, and others celebrated an impressive collection of arts and crafts created by the students. Instructor Mya Warner was a student at the Red Barn workshops…

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