Tag: native american

Students butchering a pig

Butchering a pig at the Akwesasne Freedom School

Teacher Iawentas Nanticoke (left), Ierennanihsaks Nanticoke (center) and Iaonhawinon, Akwesasne Freedom School alum, butcher, and chef (right) butcher a pig. Akwesasne. February 2019. Photo courtesy of the Akwesasne Freedom School.

Woman weaving baskets

Woman making baskets in St. Regis Village

Louise Jacobs Mitchell making a basket with a box of baskets in front of her, Frank Thomas stands to her right. Behind her is the church rectory and a man hoeing in the garden. Kanatakon/St. Regis Village, NY. 1930. Photo from the Akwesasne Cultural Center Museum archives.

Making wampum belts

Making wampum belts in Akwesasne

Hands at work making wampum belts and strings at Margaret Boots Cree Wampum bead class. Akwesasne. 1980. Photo from the Akwesasne Cultural Center Museum archives.