Beadwork

Tribute to 2005 Community Spirit Award Honoree Frank Sheridan, Sr.

Tribute to 2005 Community Spirit Award Honoree Frank Sheridan, Sr.

When the friends and family who knew Frank Sheridan, Sr. (Cheyenne/Arapaho) best reflect on his life, the word “generous” comes up time and time again. But they will say that it wasn’t just that he was generous with the artwork that he created.

2015 Community Spirit Award honoree dedicated to teaching beadwork, quillwork, and patience

2015 Community Spirit Award honoree dedicated to teaching beadwork, quillwork, and patience

It was at a living room table in his childhood home that Mel Losh (Ojibwe) first learned the tedious and painstaking methods of traditional Ojibwe beadwork and quillwork.