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Athabascan Beadwork

Traditional beadwork of Athabascan Indians from Alaska and Canada. I am part Athabascan and learned to bead from my mom, who also does beadwork.

Alaska native Women's moccasin/slipper tops on moosehide by Liisia Carlo Edwardsen

Purse with beaded moosehide sewn on. Beadwork by Olivia Agnes of Nulato, Alaska.

Moosehide ID/Card Holder Rose

Beaded ring pillow on moosehide made by Liisia Carlo Edwardsen

Athabascan beadwork by Brenda Mahan from Galena, Alaska-work in progress on moose hide, 1/7/14

Happy Sunday Everyone. Sharing a photo of bead work done by my Aunt. Beautiful!

Gwich'in (Kutchin), Yukon River, Alaska. Mittens. 1907-1913. Moose hind/skin, wool cloth, beaver skin/fur, glass beads, metal beads, wool yarn, sinew.. sew, overlay beadwork, edge beaded braided

Alaskan Indian Beaded Wall Pocket Hide ATHABASCAN RARE Victorian Native American | eBay

Alaskan Eskimo Native ATHABASCAN Native Beaded Butterfly Wall Hanger | eBay

Beaded flower headband

Beaded Baby Belt, Gwich'in Native Art - 665nm IR, B&W by Mikofox, via Flickr

Everyday items were esthetically pleasing and meaningful.

Athabaskan Moccasins by Yellowknives Dene First Nations artist Nathalie Waldman.

Cover, Checkbook :: University of Alaska Museum of the North by Mary Jane Derendoff

Dene baby bag; Gwich'in, early 20th century; velvet, glass beads, silk ribbon, thong, cotton lining.

Delores Sloan Anchorage Airport Native Art Gallery

small scissor case by Madeline Krol, Athabascan from Galena, AK

Beadwork at the Anchorage airport, best picture I could get with the glare of the glass. Still lovely gloves :)

Athabascan beadwork at ANMC in Anchorage 11/2013