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Updated 9-22-18
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2018 NAVC Workshop Listing
(Beaver Camp, Prairie du Chien, WI)

KEY NOTE ADDRESS: This year we will take a break from a keynote speaker. In place of it we will have an interactive fur trade trivia competition
through a program called Kahoot. It should be fun. Awards and respect will be given.

 1.      Father Mazzuchelli and the Indian Mission                                                     Stephanie Saager-Bourret       Platteville, WI

2.      Silk Ribbon Embroidery   $10                                                                             Cathy Grafton                          Pontiac, IL

3.      10 Basic Embroidery Stitches       $5                                                                   Cathy Grafton                          Pontiac, IL

4.      The 1790s Bed Gown                   $40                                                                   Claire Sparling                         St. Boniface, Mani.

5.      Ask a Tailoress: Help on sewing   $40                                                                 Claire Sparling                         St. Boniface, Mani.    

6.      The Mysterious Robert Irvine & the Ikwe Portrait                                           Karl Koster                             Grand Portage, MN

7.      Wisconsin Fur Trade & Ho-Chunk Removal                                                     Josh Wachuta                          Lancaster, WI

8.  Unraveling the Great Lakes Strap Dress                                                              Kiri Butter                               Thunder Bay, Ont. 

                                                   Berit Allison                             Long Lake, MN

9.  Blacksmithing Project       $10    (Cap of 10)                                                        Bob Rossdeutscher                   Arlington Heights, IL

10.  Historic Fabric Printing     $15 (Cap 12)                                                            Liz Rossdeutscher & Sandy Gimpl

11.  The Voyageur in Winter: The common roles of Voyageurs who wintered at Posts and monthly duties performed.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Karl Koster                             Grand Portage, MN

12.  Tool Sharpening 101                                                                                              Ric Allison                              Long Lake, MN 

13.  Fur Trade bead necklaces  $25   (Cap of 12)                                                      Jeff Plath                                 Taylors Falls, MN

14.  Fur Trade Artifacts: A Hands on Discussion                                                     Jeff Plath                                 Taylors Falls, MN

15.  French Wooden Shoes: Sabots and Galoches                                                    Mark Wichman                       Flanagan, IL

16.  Basic Wood Carving Techniques                                                                        Mark Wichman                       Flanagan, IL

17.  Making the Micmac keel pipe $20 (Cap of 10)                                                  Dave Boisvert                         Roseville, MN

18.  A Tale of Two Blankets: Unraveling the Wakefield Striped Duffel Blanket   Rob Stone                               Kearney, MO 

19.  Early Children’s Games    $20 (Cap of 10)                                                         Kora Boisvert                        Roseville, MN       

20.   “The Lead Mines of the Illinois Country”:                                                        Marvin Woody                      Edmond, OK

21.  “And I gave my crew a taste of shrub…”  $2                                                     Terry Haas                             Kankakee, IL

22.  Indian Place Names of Wisconsin                                                                        Bob Taunt                              LaCrosse, WI

23.  The Trump or Jaw Harp                                                                                      Tom Garrett                           Janesville, WI

24.  Fingerweaving for beginners $20 (Cap of 10)                                                    David Wolgemuth

25.  Center seam mocassins     $40  (Cap of 10)                                                        Paul Cummings                      Pine City, MN

26.      Cattail Mat Weaving         $10 (Cap of 10)                                                      Kelly Schott                            Tama, IA

27.      Simple Woven Bag           $10 (Cap of 10)                                                       Kelly Schott                             Tama, IA


2018 NAVC Workshop Schedule










Friday Nov 2nd Wks 1 - Main Hall Wks 2 - Hallway Wks 3 - Sunshine Lodge Wks 4 - Outside Wks 5 - Nature
8:45- 10:15am Indian Place names of Wisconsin    Bob Taunt  The Trump or Jaw Harp - Tom Garrett 10 Basic Embroidery Stitches Cathy Grafton $5 (cap of 10)   Center Seam Mocassins $40 (Cap of 10) Paul Cummings
10:15-10:30am BREAK
10:30 - 12n Wisconsin Fur Trade & Ho-Chunk Removal Josh Wachuta  French Wooden Shoes Mark Wichman The Fine Print: About Indian Block Printing Liz Rossdeutscher & Sandy Gimpl Blacksmithing Project $10 (Cap of 10) Bob Rossdeutscher Catail Mat Weaving $10 Cap of 10 Kelly Schott
12n - 1:00pm LUNCH
1:00- 2:30pm Father Mazzuchelli and the Indian Mission Stephanie Saager-Bourret Fingerweaving for beginers $20 (cap of 10) Dave Wolgemuth The 1790s Bed Gown- $40 Claire Sparling (Cap of 12) Fur Trade Artifacts a Hands on Discussion Jeff Plath EAGLE Making the Micmac keel pipe $20 (Cap of 10) Dave Boisvert
2:30-2:45pm BREAK
2:45-5pm The Voyageur in Winter Karl Koster  Playing and Making historic games, $10 (Cap of 20) Kora Boisvert
1790s Bedgown Cont'd    
6:00pm SUPPER
7:30-8:30pm    







Saturday Nov 7 Wks 1 - Main Hall Wks 2 - Hallway Wks 3 - Sunshine Lodge Wks 4 - Outside Wks 5 -Nature
8:45 - 10:15am Unraveling the Great Lakes Strap Dress Kiri Butter and Berit Allison Fur Trade Bead Necklaces $25 (Cap of 12) Jeff Plath Ask a Tailoress: Help on sewing $40 Claire Sparling (cap of 10)   Tool Sharpening 101      Ric Allison
10:15-10:30am BREAK
10:30 - 12n Mysterious Robert Irvine and the "Ikwe" Portrait
Karl Koster
"And I gave my crew a taste of shrub" Terry Haas Ask a Tailoress Cont'd
Basic Wood Carving Techniques Mark Wichman
12n - 1:00pm LUNCH
1:00- 2:30pm "The Lead Mines of the Illinois Country" Marvin Woody   Silk Ribbon Embroidery Cathy Grafton $10 (Cap of 10)   Simple Woven Bag $10 (cap of 10) Kelly Schott
2:30-2:45pm BREAK
2:45-5pm A Tale of Two Blankets: Unraveling the Wakefield Striped Duffel Blanket Rob Stone   Block Printing a Silk Scarf $15 (Cap 12)  Liz Rossdeutscher & Sandy Gimpl    
6:00pm SUPPER
7:30-8:30pm   KAHOOT: Fur Trade Trivia Game. People may form teams of 2 to 6 or choose to play by themselves. At least one smart phone is needed per team. No googling answers is allowed. Discussing is permitted. Limited prizes and huge bragging rights will be awarded. 







Sunday Nov 8 Wks 1 - Main Hall Wks 2 - Hallway Wks 3 - Sunshine Lodge Wks 4 - Outside Wks 5 - Nature
7:30-10am BREAKFAST and parting remarks.