Open Cultural Sewing Class

Have an ongoing sewing or beading project that you need help on? Attend our Open Sewing Classes. Cultural Activities Coordinator, Leslie Deer, will be on hand to offer her assistance! Classes are: Wednesday, September 22 from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5 from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20 from 2 to 3 Read More »

Open Cultural Sewing Class

Have an ongoing sewing or beading project that you need help on? Attend our Open Sewing Classes. Cultural Activities Coordinator, Leslie Deer, will be on hand to offer her assistance! Classes are: Wednesday, September 22 from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5 from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20 from 2 to 3 Read More »

Beaded Necklace Pendant Class – RSVP required

Learn how to make a beaded necklace pendant using the two-needle applique technique on Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please note, RSVP is REQUIRED to attend. Reserve your spot by emailing chcculturalactivities@potawatomi.org. Class is free and open to those 18 and older.

Open Cultural Sewing Class

Have an ongoing sewing or beading project that you need help on? Attend our Open Sewing Classes. Cultural Activities Coordinator, Leslie Deer, will be on hand to offer her assistance! Classes are: Wednesday, September 22 from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5 from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20 from 2 to 3 Read More »

Beaded Earring Class

Learn to make a pair of beaded earrings with two needle applique technique on September 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Must be 18 or over, and all supplies will be provided. Please note, RSVP is REQUIRED to attend, and space is very limited. Email chcculturalactivities@potawatomi.org to reserve your spot.    

Open Cultural Sewing Class

Have an ongoing sewing or beading project that you need help on? Attend our Open Sewing Classes. Cultural Activities Coordinator, Leslie Deer, will be on hand to offer her assistance! Classes are: Wednesday, September 22 from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5 from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20 from 2 to 3 Read More »

Daisy Chain Necklace Class

Learn how to make a daisy chain necklace with seed beads on Tuesday, September 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Must be 18 or over, and all supplies will be provided. Please note, RSVP is REQUIRED to attend. Space is very limited. Email chcculturalactivites@potawatomi.org to RSVP

Threaded with care

Potawatomi artisan Peggy Hancock Kinder’s artistic outlets span all forms of needlework from hand-tied shawls, hand-stitched ribbon work, aprons and other regalia to beaded applique earrings and beaded fan handles.

Peggy Kinder’s craftsmanship revives Potawatomi culture

Peggy Kinder lives in Gladstone, Missouri, where she creates Potawatomi-inspired beadwork, ribbonwork, beaded fan handles, shirts, shawls, earrings, accessories and custom orders. “I don’t remember not doing any of it — it’s just been such a part of my life for so long,” she said. Until about 15 years ago, her art primarily documented and Read More »