November 18, 2015

FireLake Gifts featured items of the week: November 16-22

One great way to start learning about crafting and regalia making is to start practicing with instruction. Well we’ve got some kits from Chichester Crafts and […]
October 30, 2019

Floral influence in regalia spans time and personalities

Floral patterns have remained a prominent style for hundreds of years. However, as with any clothing or ornamental dress, time influences characteristics and ideas of fashion.
December 23, 2019

Cultural Heritage Center Youth Double Workshop

The CPN Cultural Heritage Center hosts a double crafting workshop for youth between 12 and 18 years old.
March 11, 2020

Shawl Class Part 1

Learn how to prepare fabric for making a shawl during the Shawl Class Part 1.
August 18, 2020

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.
December 28, 2020

Made with love, gifted with prayers

Barb Smith noticed the need for some colorful, pretty lap robes at the CPN Elder Village in Rossville, Kansas in April. The wheels started turning, and she enlisted the help of Felicia Brown to join her in making some new ones for the facility. As of mid-September, they had made 110.