Raised Beadwork: On the Fringe Beading Classes and Events
September 14-18, 2016

fringe posterIn a confluence of Raised Beadwork styles, forms, and functions, the International Iroquois Beadwork Conference (IIBC) makes its first gathering in Oneida, WI in September. Two well known Iroquois Raised Beadwork artists, Sam Thomas (Cayuga) and Rose Mary Hill (Tuscaroa) will be teaching classes as well two local Oneida women: Loretta Webster and Judith Jourdan.

Together, the Oneida Nation Arts Program and the Oneida Community Education Center present raised beadwork classes and presentation that are open to the public. An exhibit at the Oneida Nation Museum is also open to the public.

Download the 2016 Conference Summary booket.

Raised Beadwork Exhibit at the Oneida Nation Nation Museum
Fri. Sept. 16, 2016 at 4:00-6:30pm at W892 Cty Rd EE, DePere WI, 54115
Exhibit Info: (920) 869-6532

IIBC Open House with vendor demos and displays, open to the public
Oneida Community Education Center, Sat. Sept.17, 2016 at 4:00-5:00pm

History of Iroquois Beadwork
by Dolores Elliott, a retired archaeologist and collector of Iroquois beadwork
Oneida Community Education Center, Sun. Sept. 18, 2016, at 1:30pm

All classes and the history lecture will be held at the Oneida Community Education Center (CEC), 2632 Packerland Drive, Green Bay, WI, 54313.

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This "Raised Beadwork: On the Fringe," project is
supported in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts
Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and
the National Endowment for the Arts.

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