Program Description

The Continuing Education Artisan Series is a collection of non-accredited workshops focused on three streams: Hodinohso:ni raised beadwork, textile arts, and jewellery arts. The overall series is designed for new learners who wish to pursue a new skill set or expand on their existing experience.

The highlights of the series include a raised beadwork medallion, ribbon dress, ribbon skirt, and a wire-wrapped stone pendant, among more class options!

The workshops will commence in March 2018 and continue until June 2018.

Limited spaces are available within each of the classes. Please see the individual class descriptions for more detailed information, including dates/times, workshop fees, and whether or not students need to bring their own materials / fabric. 

Preregistration is required for each workshop

  • Register online by clicking the date you want to attend from the chart below. 
  • For phone registrations call Stevie at 519-445-0023 ext. 268
  • In-person registration & payment can be done at the Six Nations Campus' reception office. 
  • Registration is not complete until payment is received. Those who have submitted their workshop fee will take priority within the limited class space. 

Note: Payment must be received 2 business days prior to the workshop date by the Six Nations Campus reception office. The hours of operation are 8:30am - 4:00pm, Monday to Friday.  

Delivery Dates


Workshop Title


Classroom #, Delivery Site

Workshop Fee

June 12 and 13, 2018

4:30pm – 8:30pm

Hodinohso:ni Raised Beadwork: Strawberry Medallion

This two-part beginner’s workshop focuses on the basic skills and techniques in raised beadwork. Students will complete a strawberry medallion.

Prerequisite to “Women’s Sunflower Yoke”

Mohawk/Seneca Room, Six Nations Campus


June 14, 2018

4:30pm – 8:30pm


  • This time will be dedicated to previous learners needing more time to finish their projects with the assistance of the Instructor
  • Although there is no fee required, please register online or call 519-445-0023

Cayuga Room, Six Nations Campus

No workshop fee required.

June 12, 13, and 14 4:30pm - 8:30pm  Textile Arts: Ribbon Dress

Through this introductory sewing course, students will learn the basic construction of a ribbon dress, sewing basics, basic operations of a sewing machine, following a pattern, and ribbon appliqué. This course is designed for those new to dressmaking therefore basic construction of a simple dress will be the focus over the course of three-days. Collars, cuffs, and zippers will not be taught.

Students will be required to bring their own fabric & ribbon. 

Classroom B (Lower Level), Six Nations Campus $90.00

June 18, 19, and 20, 2018



Hodinohso:ni Raised Beadwork: Women’s Sunflower Yoke


Mohawk/Seneca Room, Six Nations Campus


June 25, 26, and 27, 2018 4:30pm-8:30pm Hodinohso:ni Raised Beadwork: Women’s Sunflower Yoke

This course is reserved for those who have previously registered in any of the beginner’s level courses.

Over the course of three days, students will utilize their raised beadwork techniques when creating a women’s sunflower themed yoke. 

Prerequisite courses: Strawberry Medallion and/or Hummingbird Shadow Box Art

Mohawk/Seneca Room, Six Nations Campus $85.00