One day at Festival of Native Arts

I had a blast sharing my project at my table;

Thank you for all the folks who stopped by 🌸❤️! I met folks from all over Alaska and out of State like Texas. I sold my fur hat and several of Earrings by Lana 🌸❤️.

Here are last minute crafts composed in one hour;

Final product;

Made out of willow, caribou fur, wolverine fur, wolf fur and glass beads.

My daughter made earrings she designed. Thanks to friends and strangers who bought the some earrings from my Lana 🌸❤️.

I have to adjust the hood and add the tassels and aiming to be completed before the North American Dog races in Fairbanks Alaska. Here is nearly completed parka:

Have a safe weekend at the Festival of Native Arts and every where else🌸. Piurci!

Author: Nasek'taq

Merna Wharton “Nasek’taq” is Yup'ik from Akiacuaq (Akiachak) lives in Anchorage Alaska. Merna is an Alaska Native artist, poet, traditional and contemporary seamstress, carver, gatherer of greens and berries, and loves the outdoors of Alaska! Merna enjoys finding art in natural elements and shares her experiences through her website, nasektaq.com. Merna crafts to preserve her culture and art and shares her worldview from a remote village Yup’ik girl’s perspective with a glimpse of life in Alaska in her writing and poems. More information about her art can be found at https://www.rasmuson.org/49writers/artist-profile/merna-wharton/.