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#AGAlive | Making Parfleche Boxes with Alaynee Goodwill-Littlechild


Dakota/Lakota multimedia artist and designer Alaynee Goodwill-Littlechild shares with us the history and significance of Parfleche boxes and demonstrates how to construct your own decorated box out of simple materials.

If you wish to follow along with the activity, you will need stiff paper such as cardstock, yarn or string, scissors and a hole-punch. Download a template in advance here.


“I am a registered social worker, child and family advocate, business owner, arts instructor, powwow dancer and mother.  Within my pieces, I share who I am and the stories of my people, while honouring my family and celebrating life.  Keeping the integrity of traditional art processes, each piece is constructed using the most authentic materials and culturally accurate methods to ensure the highest quality of plains quillwork.  My work pays tribute to the history of a plains tribe and carries the cultural continuum of a beautiful and proud people.”

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Monday: closed
Tuesday: closed
Wednesday: closed
Thursday: 11am-7pm
Friday: 11am-5pm
Saturday: 11am-5pm
Sunday: closed


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AGA members
Youth 0-17
Alberta students 18+
Out-of-province students
General admission
Seniors 65+


2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, Alberta
Canada T5J 2C1