Make Cornhusk Dolls with Lolly Aguilar

Learn the ancient art of creating a cornhusk doll – with a modern twist – with Lolly Aguilar. The workshop is held July 5, 1-3 pm, at Chief Oshkosh Native American Arts in Egg Harbor. Aguilar will guide participants with fun ideas on how to complete the doll. She will also share stories given to her from different Indigenous Nations throughout this continent. The class costs $30, with supplies included. Ages 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Call 920.621.7343 to register. Masks and hand sanitizer is offered.

Aguilar – Otomi Nation, Bob Cat Clan – has just started a new line of jewelry which includes flowers, herbs and seeds encased in resin. She is a corn storyteller and travels among the Great Lakes tribes collecting corn stories and corn seeds. Aguilar teaches the lost art of making corn husk dolls but with a modern twist. She also teaches “The Fine Art of Sewing.” She is from Westfield, Wisconsin but currently resides in North Dakota.


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