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May 2015 Newsletter

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Spring and Summer 2015 Events Flyer

The Spring and Summer 2015 events flyer, listing Lelooska Foundation Living History Performances and Events, is now online.  Take a look, and make a plan to come visit!

April 2015 Newsletter

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We had a great time making Button Blankets today! ... See MoreSee Less

Throw Back Thursday....Tsungani carving the Central Washington University Totem Pole, Footage courtesy of CWU. Join us this Saturday for Tsungani's class Northwest Coast Woodcarving 1: Exploring Traditions from 10am-3pm, $45. Call 360-225-9522 or email info@lelooska.org to reserve your spot! ... See MoreSee Less

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Lelooska Foundation and Cultural Center shared their NW Coast Woodcarving 1: Exploring Traditions. ... See MoreSee Less

Advance Reservations Required. Call 360-225-9522 or email info@lelooska.org to reserve your spot. $45 Chief Tsungani takes you on a tour of the region’s varying tribal styles and history of mask making along the Northwest Coast. Tsungani will demonstrate the tools of the trade; the D-adz, elbow adz, crooked knives, straight knives, and slant blades, as well as the techniques used to create ceremonial masks, totem poles, rattles, and other wood carvings. This class will endow you with a solid theoretical understanding of Northwest woodcarving from a current master, and is intended for all levels of skill, from woodcarver to curious observer. This is the ideal opportunity to expand your knowledge of Northwest Coast Indian art. You are welcome to bring a piece of your own for critique. Please bring a lunch.

NW Coast Woodcarving 1: Exploring Traditions

July 18, 2015, 10:00am

Lelooska Foundation and Cultural Center

Advance Reservations Required. Call 360-225-9522 or email info@lelooska.org to reserve your spot. $45 Chief Tsungani takes you on a tour of the region’s varying tribal styles and history of mask making along the Northwest Coast. Tsungani will demonstrate the tools of the trade; the D-adz, elbow adz, crooked knives, straight knives, and slant blades, as well as the techniques used to create ceremonial masks, totem poles, rattles, and other wood carvings. This class will endow you with a solid theoretical understanding of Northwest woodcarving from a current master, and is intended for all levels of skill, from woodcarver to curious observer. This is the ideal opportunity to expand your knowledge of Northwest Coast Indian art. You are welcome to bring a piece of your own for critique. Please bring a lunch.

Throw Back Thursday....a young Lelooska carving a figure. Photo courtesy of Christi Pitones. ... See MoreSee Less

Throw Back Thursday....The completed first Ceremonial House...sometime after 1960. Thank you Christi Pitones for sharing this photo! ... See MoreSee Less

These hard working boys are back for day 2! ... See MoreSee Less

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