An Evening Of Duodji—Sami Handicraft

Tickets: $5 suggested donation

Duodji describes many types of Sami handicraft, from silversmithing and knifemaking, to sewing, embroidery, and fashion design, to woodworking, including boat and sled making. At this lecture and workshop, Eva Skals will provide an introduction to Sami culture and duodji. Gry Fors, a professional duojar and duodji teacher, will then make coffee-pouches and accessories from dehaired and tanned reindeer leather. Lightweight and easy to pack, leather pouches and bags had a range of historical uses and today are mostly used for packing coffee for going outdoors. The audience will be welcome to experiment with the materials.


Nordic Heritage Museum
3014 N.W. 67th St.