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Upcoming Events

This is our hub for all First Peoples Fund related events aimed at empowering Native artists, culture bearers, and community leaders. From skill-building workshops to art exhibitions, we offer a variety of events to foster growth, encourage dialogue, and inspire change.

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June 25, 2024
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Cradleboard Class

Cradleboard Class

This workshop series will focus on the traditional history and meanings of cradleboards.
Oglala Lakota Artspace
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Oglala Lakota Artspace
June
Cradleboard Class
Stephanie Two Crow
Northern Cheyenne, Cheyenne River, Rosebud, Oglala Lakota
June 25, 2024
Oglala Lakota Artspace

This workshop series will focus on the traditional history and meanings of cradleboards. The first three sessions will be open to 15 participants who will make miniature cradleboards. For the next 4 sessions we will offer 4-6 participants the option to make a full size cradleboard. These participants will need to be committed to attend all 4 sessions and complete weekly homework assignments.

  • May 14, 21 & 28
  • June 4, 11, 18 & 25
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June 27, 2024
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Warrior Women Wednesday's Sewing Circle

Warrior Women Wednesday's Sewing Circle

This workshop series brings together a community to craft ribbon skirts, shirts, vests, regalia, and ceremonial dresses.
Oglala Lakota Artspace
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Oglala Lakota Artspace
June
Warrior Women Wednesday's Sewing Circle
Helene Gaddie
Oglala Lakota
June 27, 2024
Oglala Lakota Artspace

This workshop series will focus on creating ribbon skirts, shirts and vests, regalia, and ceremonial dress. Traditional stories and teachings about the historical and cultural significance of these items will be shared with participants as they create their pieces.

Secure your spot now and embark on this inspiring journey of cultural exploration and artistic growth! Classes are scheduled for the following dates:

  • February 7 & 21
  • March 6 & 20
  • April 3 & 17
  • May 1, 15 & 29
  • June 27 & 28
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June 28, 2024
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Warrior Women Wednesday's Sewing Circle

Warrior Women Wednesday's Sewing Circle

This workshop series brings together a community to craft ribbon skirts, shirts, vests, regalia, and ceremonial dresses.
Oglala Lakota Artspace
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Oglala Lakota Artspace
June
Warrior Women Wednesday's Sewing Circle
Helene Gaddie
Oglala Lakota
June 28, 2024
Oglala Lakota Artspace

This workshop series will focus on creating ribbon skirts, shirts and vests, regalia, and ceremonial dress. Traditional stories and teachings about the historical and cultural significance of these items will be shared with participants as they create their pieces.

Secure your spot now and embark on this inspiring journey of cultural exploration and artistic growth! Classes are scheduled for the following dates:

  • February 7 & 21
  • March 6 & 20
  • April 3 & 17
  • May 1, 15 & 29
  • June 27 & 28
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June 28, 2024
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OLA Monthly Music Mixer w/Nataanii Means

OLA Monthly Music Mixer w/Nataanii Means

The OLA Monthly Music Mixer is a time for community to come together, listen to music and hear from esteemed Indigenous musicians about their journeys, processes...
Oglala Lakota Artspace
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Wicahpi Olowan Music
Oglala Lakota Artspace
June
OLA Monthly Music Mixer w/Nataanii Means
Talon Bazille Ducheneaux
Cheyenne River Lakota
Nataanii Means
Oglala Lakota
June 28, 2024
Oglala Lakota Artspace

Join us at the OLA Monthly Music Mixer, part of the Wicahpi Olowan Music Program, where attendees can bring either their own tracks or songs that they are passionate about, play them in our "Listening Party" section of the event, connect with other artists/attendees about music, and then stick around when we feature our special guest of the month, with this month's guest being hip hop artist Nataanii Means! We'll play and hear about his music, music that has inspired him, and provide space for attendees to ask questions. Join us at the Oglala Lakota Artspace classroom on Friday, June 28th, 2024 from 5pm-7pm

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June 30, 2024
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Beading Workshop

Beading Workshop

Dive into the vibrant world of beadwork at Oglala Lakota Artspace! Led by Christina White Lance, our workshop series focuses on crafting intricate beadwork pieces.
Oglala Lakota Artspace
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Oglala Lakota Artspace
June
Beading Workshop
Christine White Lance
Oglala Lakota
June 30, 2024
Oglala Lakota Artspace

Dive into the vibrant world of beadwork at Oglala Lakota Artspace! This workshop series will focus on creating turtles, lizards, moccasins, and ceremonial balls. Stories and teachings about the historical and cultural significance of these items will be shared with the participants as they create their pieces.

Don't miss out – secure your spot for the beadwork sessions!

  • February 11 & 25
  • March 17, 19 & 23
  • April 7 & 21
  • May 5 & 19
  • June 2, 9 & 30
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July 16, 2024
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Doll Making

Doll Making

This workshop series will provide participants with creative knowledge of doll making using a premade pattern to put it all together.
Oglala Lakota Artspace
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Oglala Lakota Artspace
July
Doll Making
Deloris Bear Killer
July 16, 2024
Oglala Lakota Artspace

This workshop series will provide participants with creative knowledge of doll making using different colored material and applying dresses, shawls & blankets. Doll will be constructed using a premade pattern to put it all together.

Don't miss out on this opportunity! Reserve your spot now!

  • February 13
  • March 12
  • April 16
  • May 14
  • June 18
  • July 16