Native American Art with David Atekpatzin Young
Explore Native American culture and arts with traditional Apache healer, curandero, consultant and artist David Atekpatzin Young. All ages welcomed. Specific programs listed below:
Native American Art: Ojo De Dios
Saturday, March 7, 11 am-1 pm
The Huichol people are the talented yarn workers of the Indigenous community. One of the many crafts they make with yarn is the Ojo de Dios, or the “eye of god.” Learn more with traditional Apache artist David Atekpatzin Young and create an Ojo de Dios out of sticks, yarn and decorations.
Native American Art: Dream Catchers
Saturday, March 28, 11 am-1 pm
The Native peoples of the north have been making dreamcatchers for a very long time. Following the teachings of the spider, the dreamcatcher is said to catch the bad dreams of a night and burn them off in the sunlight so that the person sleeping under the dreamcatcher need not have nightmares. Learn more with traditional Apache artist David Atekpatzin Young about making and decorating a small dreamcatcher.