December 17, 2019

Artist Susan Appier finds versatile medium in gourds

Over the last 13 years, Bostick family descendant Susan Appier worked to perfect her artistic skills, including watercolor painting, stenciling, burning in designs and more.
April 5, 2019

Boyles’ gourd art connects the community in Kansas

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Community Building in Rossville, Kansas, fosters kinship through a wide variety of classes. Elders, in particular, gather at the center for companionship and fun. Tribal member Judy Boyles teaches a gourd decorating class on occasion and appreciates the outlet.