News and Events

Upcoming Events and Demonstrations

  • Gathering of the Guilds (Oregon Convention Center)
    – Portland,  Oregon
    – Friday, April 22, 2016 through Sunday, April 24, 2016
    – Ravenstail weaving demonstration and display
  • Oregon State Fair
    – Salem, Oregon
    – Friday, August 26, 2016 through Sunday, August 28th
    – Ravenstail Weaving Demonstration
  • Oregon Flock and Fiber Show
    – Canby, Oregon
    – Saturday, September 24 and Sunday September 25, 2016
    – 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 Thursdays  starting October 13, 2016 and finishing November 3rd, 2016.  Interested students may check the link to the Damascus Fiber Arts School for class schedule and registration information.

News

Past Events and Demonstrations

  • Cathlapotle Plankhouse:  Ravenstail Weaving Demonstration
    – August 9, 2009
    – Ridgefield, Washington

  • Columbia Basin Basketry Guild: Ravenstail Weaving Program
    – August 20, 2009
    – Multnomah Village, Portland, Oregon

  • Oregon State Fair: Ravenstail Weaving Demonstration
    – August 28-30, 2009
    – Salem, Oregon

  • Ravenstail Weaving Demonstration & Gallery Exhibit of Navajo Style Weavings
    – September 26 & 27, 2009

  • 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
  • Ravenstail weaving demonstration at the Oregon Convention Center
    –  April/May 2012.
  • Sealaska Celebration 2012, Juneau, Alaska.  Robes danced by Native American dancers.
  • ANWG Association of North West Weavers Conference Exhibit
    – Bellingham, Washington
    – June 21-23, 2013
  • Oregon State Fair
    – Salem, Oregon
    – Friday Aug 23-Sunday Aug. 25
    – Ravenstail Weaving Demonstration
  • Oregon Flock and Fiber Show
    – Canby, Oregon
    – September 28-29, 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
  • Presentation on the History and Revival of Ravenstail Weaving
    – Seaview Weaving and Fiber Arts Guild,  Edmonds Washington
    – Tuesday April 14, 2015
  • Gathering of the Guilds (Oregon Convention Center)
    – Portland,  Oregon
    –  Friday  April 24, through Sunday April 26, 2015
    – Ravenstail weaving demonstration and display
  • Oregon State Fair
    – Salem, Oregon
    – Friday Aug 28, 2015 – Sunday, August 30, 2015
    – Ravenstail Weaving Demonstration
  • Oregon Flock and Fiber Show
    – Canby, Oregon
    – Saturday and Sunday, Sept 26 and 27, 2015
    – Ravenstail weaving demonstration and display of robes and regalia