Snowshoe Workshop Seeks to Preserve Traditional Artistry

Len Anderson, KSKA – Anchorage

Last week two Athabascan master artists and a prominent culture bearer held a four day workshop on traditional snow shoe making at the Anchorage Museum’s Arctic Studies Center.   The immediate purpose was to help three apprentices make their first pair of snowshoes, but as KSKA’s Len Anderson reports, there were other goals as well.

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