Dream Catcher Class Offered by the Morrison County Historical Society

The dream catcher is a traditional art form that originated with the Ojibwe. It consists of a willow hoop with a web woven inside. Learn to make a dream catcher, along with its history and significance, at this class offered by the Morrison County Historical Society (MCHS) on Saturday, October 7, 2017.

The class will be taught by MCHS staff member Aimee Tholen, who is a descendant of the White Earth Ojibwe tribe. Aimee learned to make dream catchers from her sister Linda 25 years ago. She and other family members have taught classes in traditional Ojibwe arts and used to run a business selling a variety of handcrafted Ojibwe items.

The dream catcher class will be held at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum from 10 a.m. until noon. All materials will be provided. There is no fee for the class, however, registration is required by October 6. Class is limited to 18 participants. Call 320-632-4007 to register.

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