The iconography of the circle is an enduring motif in Indigenous life. The way of the circle is multifaceted and layered. The cycles of nature are circular, and so the circle is embedded deeply in each one of us. Coming together in a Maker’s Circle helps us express our own experiences as Creators. Our circles connect us. In the circle, everyone is of equal importance.

In the Unity Bracelet Workshop, participants work with very disparate materials-from lava to crystal, to semi-precious stones, these beads represent the unique beauty of our differences, and highlights not only our interconnectedness, but how seemingly opposing things can co-exist in harmony and beauty.

Selecting the beads, and stringing them not only brings people into the present moment, but also into the beauty and harmony of a Making Circle. One of the teachings being delivered is that we are all creators. This make-and- take experience is a time of very playful creation, and co-creation. Everyone leaves with a bracelet as unique as they are, and connected by the circle.

Note: There will be a $20 materials charge for this workshop

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