Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre

Whitehorse, Yukon

Carmen Miller

2018 Shakaat Artist-in-Residence

Carmen Miller is a Metis artisan who lives in Hinton, Alberta. She has always loved trying new forms of art and craft work. Carmen taught herself how to make simple beaded items at the age of eight and has been beading ever since.

She learned the art of moose hair and caribou hair tufting 24 years ago and it quickly became one of her favourite art mediums. Her tuftings are usually on wearable items such as moccasins, mittens, and jewelry and are combined with beadwork.

Carmen has a deep respect for culture and tradition and keeping her culture alive through her artwork and teaching is a goal of hers. Other traditional arts she works on is fish scale art, birch bark baskets, and porcupine quillwork.

Check out her Facebook page @bluecaribou – Metis Artisan Carmen Miller

Caribou Hair Tufting with Carmen Miller

Thursday, August 30
5:30pm – 7:30pm
$30 per person
Youth and Elder Rates Available

In this workshop you will learn the fundamental techniques of beading and caribou hair tufting as you create a small floral pattern on either a brooch or a keychain.

Pre-Registration is required. To register please call:
Jennifer Heffernan
Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre
(867) 456-5322 ext. 103