February 26, 2011

Sewing and speaking Meskwaki

Meskwaki Tribe Receives Grant for Sewing and Language Project

By Maria ScandaleInfluences of the modern world linger outside, but for two hours twice a week, mothers and girls are sitting with elder women in the Meskwaki Senior Center sewing traditional clothing and learning the Meskwaki language.

The Meskwaki Sewing Project has been recognized by the Iowa Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities as worthy of supporting with a mini-grant.

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