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Traditional Somali Finger Weaving

Presented by Marine Mills Folk School at Marine Mills Folk School, Marine on Saint Croix MN

Jan 15 2022
Traditional Somali Finger Weaving

Work with 4 Somali-heritage grandmothers for hands-on, authentic finger weaving!

Using no loom or frame, Somali nomads use traditional finger weaving techniques to make floor mats for their homes and other uses.

This class provides you a wonderful opportunity to work with 4 Somali-heritage grandmothers for hands-on, authentic finger weaving! You’ll find the process is absorbing and meditative, plus hear stories and learn about the Somali culture as you make a beautiful weaving to take home (you may need to finish outside of the class, but you’ll have the skills to do

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  • Somali Ayeeyos Make Woven Art Without Tools

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Marine Mills Folk School

550 Pine Street (former Marine Elementary Building), Marine on Saint Croix, MN 55047

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    • Wheelchair Access

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