Selina Alexanders Earrings

Beginning Athabascan Beading

2-Day Class w/Selina Alexander

Date & Time

October 4, 2023

9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Event Venue(s)

Sheldon Jackson Museum

Event Cost

Attendance is free, but must register & pay $25 materials fee

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Selina Alexander (Koyukon Athabascan) will offer a beginner Athabascan beading class at the Sheldon Jackson Museum on Wednesday, October 4th and Thursday, October 5th from 9:30am to 12noon each day.

  • During this class each participant will be able to bead either a necklace or a pair of earrings.
  • The class will be in-person only and limited to 10 students. The class is free of charge, but a $25 fee will apply towards the beading materials provided. The $25 should be paid via check to Alexander at the time of sign-up.
  • To register for the class or learn more, call the museum at (907) 747-8981.

Read more about Selina Alexander’s life, art & philosophy at the Friends of SJ Museum Facebook Page.

In her Sept. 28th 2pm talk, “Learning Art Forms,” Alexander will share how she came to be a beader, porcupine quill worker, caribou tufter, and skin and fur sewer. The talk will be in person at the museum with an option to attend via zoom. People wishing to reserve a seat in advance should call the museum at (907) 747-8981. Zoom information: Visit and input Meeting ID: 895 9860 0094 and Passcode: SELINA

More talks & classes will be offered by our Native Artist Residency Program this fall.

The Alaska Native Artist Residency Program is made possible with support from the National Endowment for the Arts, Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum, Alaska Airlines and private donors.