Traditional craft classes to begin at Wah-Zha-Zhi Cultural Center

Staff Writer
Pawhuska Journal-Capital

The Wah-Zha-Zhi Cultural Center located in Pawhuska has announced the schedule for their Spring Traditional Craft classes.

Classes are for 15 years old and up, Osage preference, and supplies will be provided. Renowned master bead worker Jerod Buffalohead will be one of the instructors.

The classes being offered are: Finger weaving, Tubular peyote, Shawl making, Peyote medallion, Bead weaving on a loom, Osage-style moccasins, Men & Ladies shirts, and Sewing 101.

Beginning Jan. 26, the cultural center will have Open Studio for past and present students. On Mondays and Wednesdays between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., the classroom will be available to students to get some extra hours in on their projects. There will be no registration required. Students may drop in at their convenience and stay as long as needed.

To learn more about the classes and/or to enroll contact Rebecca Brave at 918-287-5539 or email rbrave@osagenation-nsn.gov or visit the Osage Nation website www.osagenation-nsn.gov.