Keepers Annual Gathering
400 N Hiawatha Ave Pipestone MN
Sept 15-19 2021
Join us in sharing and learning
The Gathering has been moved from July to Sept. Again due to Covid and the continued travel restrictions. We hope that the danger will have past and everyone will be able to attend.
Tentative schedule Keeper Gathering 2021
Arriving and final set up
Keeper Annual meeting 12:00 pm
Meal together storytelling
women's circle & men's circle 10:00 am
Feast for the pipes 1:00 pm
Ceremony at the Quarries 8:00 am
Other activities will be added. If we find someone who wants to run a sweat or other circles or teachings they will be added.
We will have available people to help you create a pipe or bring one you are working on and get help from people who have been carving for more than 30 years. If you do not want to carve a pipe you can carve effigies or another figure of your choice. Cost price of stone and donation for class.
Beaded Earring Brick stitch
Learn to make brick stitch earrings from simple to designs to the more complicated. The feather design pictured above is for people already familiar with brick stitch
Beaded Pipe Bag
Learn to make a simple dear skin pipe bag and if you are feeling up to it learn to do lazy stitch bead work and decorate it