News and Events

Upcoming Events and Demonstrations

  • Gathering of the Guilds (Oregon Convention Center)
    – Portland,  Oregon
    – Friday, April 27, 2018 through Sunday, April 29, 2018
    – Ravenstail weaving demonstration and display
  • Oregon State Fair
    – Salem, Oregon
    – Friday, August 24, 2018 through Sunday, August 26th
    – Ravenstail Weaving Demonstration
  • Oregon Flock and Fiber Show
    – Canby, Oregon
    – Saturday, September 22 and Sunday September 23, 2018
    – Ravenstail weaving demonstration and display of robes and regalia

Classes

John’s next Ravenstail class will be held at the Damascus Fiber Arts School from 10 am to 3 pm on four consecutive Thursdays starting in October.  Interested students may check the link to the Damascus Fiber Arts School for specific class schedule and registration information.

News

Past Events and Demonstrations

  • Oregon State Fair: Ravenstail Weaving Demonstration
    – Annually in August since 1983– Salem, Oregon

  • Oregon Flock and Fiber Show
    – Canby, Oregon
    – Annually the end of September since about 1999

    • Ravenstail Weaving Demonstration & Gallery Exhibit of Navajo Style Weavings
      – September 26 & 27, 2009
  • Gathering of the Guilds (Oregon Convention Center)
    – Oregon Convention Center Portland,  Oregon
    – Annually the end of April since about 1999
  • Cathlapotle Plankhouse:  Ravenstail Weaving Demonstration
    – August 9, 2009
    – Ridgefield, Washington
  • Columbia Basin Basketry Guild: Ravenstail Weaving Program
    – August 20, 2009
    – Multnomah Village, Portland, Oregon
  • Presentation to the Vancouver weavers and Spinners entitled “The history and revival of Ravenstail weaving.”
    – Tuesday Feb. 28, 2012 6:30 PM
    – Trinity Lutheran Church, 309 West 39th Street,  Vancouver, WA 98660
  • Sealaska Celebration 2000, 2002, 2004, 2010, 2012, 2014
    – Juneau, Alaska.
    – Robes danced by Native American dancers.
  • ANWG Association of North West Weavers Conference Exhibit
    – Bellingham, Washington
    – June 21-23, 2013
  • Bellevue Arts Museum
    – Bellevue, Washington
    – Sunday, Feb 23, 2014,  11 am to 2 PM
    – Ravenstail weaving demonstration and display of robes and other regalia
  • Seaview Weaving and Fiber Arts Guild
    – Edmonds, Washington
    – Presentation on the History and Revival of Ravenstail Weaving
    – Tuesday April 14, 2015