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 »

FireLake Gifts featured items of the week: June 8-12, 2015

FireLake Gift Shop has a wide variety of books encompassing Native American and Potawatomi culture. Some items are written by Potawatomi-members, while others are works of history and research by experts on Native American culture.This week’s featured items are not online, but you are encouraged to call and we will gladly process the order over Read More »