We love it and hope you’ll join us soon!

UPDATED!

Beading and Sewing Circle has been a huge success and we have extended it to another four sessions! Every Wednesday, we get together to bead, sew and have good laughs. Join us!

Every Wednesday, July 19th – August 2nd from 4-7pm at the Ho-Chunk Chicago Branch Office, located at 4738 N Milwaukee Ave.

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Beading & Sewing Circle extended to July 5th!

Join us next Wednesday at the Ho-Chunk Chicago Branch Office for the last day of Beading & Sewing Circle…..but don’t be surprised if we extend it again…… 🙂

Thank you to RJ Smith for our Lacrosse Training!

We had such a fun time learning about OUR indigenous sport, Lacrosse. RJ did a great job teaching us the history of the game and clearly explaining to us how this is the Creator’s game. We even played a game of 4 on 4 and were wore out! Our bodies are still sore but we are happy to now have learned how to facilitate this game in the community. Thanks again to RJ for his expertise!

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Please take our Lacrosse Training poll so we can plan properly for this weekend!

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Beading & Sewing Circle Continues

As announced last week, due to popular demand, we have extended Beading & Sewing Circle for another 4 week session. This is the 2nd extension to this program and we are thrilled to do so because of the large community turnout and engagement. We have really been having a great time coming together learning, teaching each other, laughing and eating.

This week, we wanted to share some of the work that has been done over the past few weeks:

Community member, Patricia X., is showing off her large beaded medallion piece she completed last night. We were excited to see the final product!

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First time beader, Chantay M., completed these earrings for her daughter

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First time beader and sewer, Bonita L., working on a beaded hair barrette and regalia pieces for her son.

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Earrings on the left made by experienced beader 7th grader, Asya H. and earrings on the right made by experienced beader Lisa B.

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Forrest B. made the tobacco pouch, beaded the edging and started beading another project

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Join us for the next 2 scheduled sessions, 4th session date still to be determined

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Beading and Sewing Circle Spring 2017 2nd session

Join us for a Weekend of Lacrosse!

We are excited to welcome back, special guest Lacrosse Instructor, RJ Smith, to do a weekend of training for everyone of all ages!

On Saturday and Sunday, June 24th-25th, RJ will provide the following instruction:

10am-12pm Basic Instructor Instruction- RJ will be doing a more advanced training session for teenagers and adults who wish to learn the specific rules of lacrosse and how to facilitate community games

12 – 1pm- LUNCH

1 – 3pm All Ages Workshop- this workshop will be an opportunity for both children and adults to practice and play in a more relaxed setting.

Both sessions will be outside, weather permitting.

Location: Wilson Park, 4630 N Milwaukee Ave (street parking available)

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