Caribou Tufting Workshop


Tufting creates rich, three-dimensional images by stitching and trimming bundles of caribou or moose hair onto hide or birch bark. Dyed hairs are gathered to form a bundle and are threaded into place and trimmed to form a bright tuft. This ancient art form is a valuable art form for our Indigenous nations.

Don’t double book yourself. Check the schedule at the bottom of the page to be sure. Please arrive 1/2 hour before your workshop is scheduled to start.



amy willier, moonstone creation, caribou tufting workshop, porcupine quilling workshop, indigenous women's arts conference, pass the feather. aboriginal arts Collective of canadaAmy Willier is Cree First Nations from Sucker Creek Reserve, AB and now resides in Calgary, Alberta.

Amy has spent her life under the tutelage of her mother, Yvonne Jobin (owner of Moonstone Creation, artist, designer and spiritualist).  Amy has learned how to tan hides, do bead work and many other ancient art forms. Amy has taken the traditional arts and brought them into the future with her artistic creativity.  She specializes in bead work, leather work, painting and fish scale art. 

Since 2009, Amy has co-owned Moonstone Creation with her mother and is head of marketing/sales. Amy loves to teach others about her culture when they come into the gallery. Moonstone Creation is a truly authentic Indigenous Art Gallery where most of the items are made right in store. “We started representing just a handful of artists and now we represent over fifty Aboriginal Arts, primarily from Western Canada. Our passion is to inspire other artists, to teach people the value of our traditional Art forms and to continue to create authentic art ourselves.”

Indigenous Women's Arts Conference, Pass The Feather, schedule, Aboriginal Arts Collective of Canada



Additional information

Workshop Date and Time

Saturday March 28 | 9am to 12pm, Saturday March 28 | 1pm to 4pm

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