Delina White - Native Arts and Cultures Foundation
Delina White is a mixed-media artist best known for her beadwork and applique pieces for regalia.
Manitobah Mukluks — Métis Mukluk
Made in Canada Foot Lining: Sheepskin Shearling Height: 15" Tall Materials: Cowhide Suede, Rabbit Fur Sole: Tipi Vibram Shaft Circumference: 17" A true original. If we had to pick our most iconic mukluk (not an easy task)—the Metis might just be it. From its careful construction and suede-and-fur exterior to its signature beadwork, the Metis is steeped in tradition. Though many Indigenous peoples used flower motifs, the beaded floral pattern that adorns this Made-in-Canada beauty is a…
This is a humdinger -- the collar, cuffs, and chemise are classic Haudenosaunee style; the embroidery could be Haudenosaunee or Wabanakhi; the belt strands are finger woven (Kanien'kehaka/Metis), the LOOK is Metis/Anishinabe....
Lisa Shepherd, Métis Artist
Lisa Shepherd is a West Coast Métis artist who designs culturally inspired custom garments, and teaches Métis beadwork & culture.
Honour Shawl, Lisa Shepherd, Métis: In Midnight Blue lush velvet, with Metis floral beadwork. Beautiful antiqued closure, and beaded front trim detail. Fully lined. The wearing of a sash across a woman's shoulders is a modern Metis practice. Traditionally, Metis women wore shawls across their shoulders. I designed my Honour Shawl to celebrate this tradition.
Metis Beadwork: Understanding Metis Beadwork
Metis Beadwork: Understanding Metis Beadwork - Read online for free. Metis floral beadwork: A Louis Riel Institute lesson on Metis beading.