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Ioway: Here to Stay

Past and present artwork show how the Ioway culture has progressed, changed, and has been influenced through time. 

 

Learn about the tribe, their name, lifestyle, relocation, struggles with assimilation, and their revitalization. Vibrant contemporary art demonstrate the resilience of a colorful culture and celebrate that Native people are still here.

 

Open now until February 2023


Upcoming Workshop and Event Information:

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1-3pm            FREE
Documentary Film "Lost Nation: The Ioway" tells the dramatic true tale of two brothers' struggle to save their people from inevitable American conquest, and the Ioway's current fight to reclaim and maintain their unique history and culture.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1-3pm        $25 for non tribal members
Beaded Lanyard Workshop
Learn to bead lanyards in an intertribal style with Rebekka Schlichting

SATURDAY, JANUARY 14, 1-3pm           $25 for non tribal members
Lazy Stitch Workshop
Learn lazy stitch beadwork with Phillip Pursel. Participants will make sample swatches on leather to learn this technique that is used on moccasins, dresses, medicine pouches, and more. We will not be able to create finished pieces, but participants can take supplies home to practice!
 

Upcoming Events

  • Lazy Stitch Workshop
    Sat, Jan 14
    Atchison
    Jan 14, 2023, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Atchison, 111 N 8th St, Atchison, KS 66002, USA
    Participants will make sample swatches on leather to learn this technique that is used on moccasins, dresses, medicine pouches, and more. We will not be taking home finished pieces, but participants can take supplies home to practice!
Ioway: Here to Stay
Opening Festival
Dress and noisemaker
Reuben Ironhorse showcasing the delicious Indigenous Feast
Wood Carving
Beadwork
View of the 'river' and work
Indoor view
Dolls
Diorama
Noisemaker
Artwork
Leatherwork
Festival Attire
Attire
Keychains
Paper Treaty Dress
Opening Festival
Opening Festival
Chef Jason preparing the Indigenous Feast
Corn Shucking at the opening festival
Preparing plates for the festival
Opening Festival
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