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Fan Making Workshop:

Make your own feather fan.

Saturday, June 25th
10am — 5pm

Workshop fee: $25

Led by: Steve Citty and Jeanne Robinson

This is a working workshop. Jeanne and Steve will be available to assist and demonstrate techniques that you can incorporate into the fan you want to make.

    Supplies will be available including:

  • Several turkey wings, as well as other legal wings and tails.
  • Individual feathers for smudging/prayer feathers. These can be made as single feather or multiple feather fans.
  • Colored thread
  • Beads
  • Small crystals
  • Leather for handles
  • Cedar pieces for handles
  • Other necessary supplies
  • Tools

For a listing of feathers and wings that are considered legal by the National Wildlife agency see North American Migratory Bird Act

This is a .pdf listing of Birds Protected Under the Federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act.

    ITEMS TO BRING

    If you have feathers, wings or tails that you want to make into a fan, bring those items with you. You may also want to bring leather, beads, colored thread, crystals or material (wood, bone, antlers etc.) to make handles for your fan.

    Tools:
    (If you have any of these tools bring them. We will supply tools, but they will need to be shared)

  • Small needle nose pliers
  • X-Acto knife
  • Scissors
  • Ruler/straight edge
Please bring a food item to share for community lunch. DO NOT bring anything that needs to be cooked

SUGGESTIONS: Crockpot dishes (and crockpot) are fine, finger foods, salads, deserts, drinks

Info: Steve Citty at (865) 300-4424

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