6650 E. Broadway • Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
Phone: 989-775-4750 • Fax: 989-775-4770
Open Mon. thru Sat. 10am - 6pm • Closed Sundays


Contact:
Stefanie Dombrowski, Sales & Events Coordinator • sdombrowski@sagchip.org
Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways
6650 E. Broadway • Mt. Pleasant, MI  48858
Phone 989.775.4744 • Fax 989.775.4770 • www.sagchip.org/ziibiwing


For Immediate Release - June 1, 2009


Mt. Pleasant, Michigan The Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways and Exclusive Sponsor, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. present the second of four Artist-in-Residence Mentoring Programs on Monday, June 15 - Friday, June 19, 2009. Catherine Nagy Mowry will lead the workshop and focus on traditional Miami corn husk figures and clothing making.

Catherine Nagy Mowry is an award-winning artist from the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma whose work has been featured at the Eiteljorg Indian Art Market. She has presented her unique skills at workshops, demonstrations, and lectures throughout the Great Lakes region. Her devotion to replicate her ancestor's traditional ways has allowed her the opportunity to share the gifts of corn husk figures and clothing making that are a vital part of Miami life.

The Corn Husk Figures Workshop will be held Monday - Friday at the Ziibiwing Center from 5:30pm - 8:00pm. Space is limited. All participants must register in advance and be 18 or older. The 5-day Corn Husk Figures Workshop is $25 per participant. Call to sign up today! For more information contact the Ziibiwing Center's Sales & Events Coordinator, Stefanie Dombrowski, at (989) 775-4744 or visit our website at www.sagchip.org/ziibiwing.

The Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways in Mount Pleasant, Mich. is the Midwest's Premier American Indian Museum. Established in 2004, the Ziibiwing Center is a distinctive treasure created to provide an enriched, diversified, and culturally relevant educational experience through its award-winning Diba Jimooyung (Telling Our Story) permanent exhibit, changing exhibits, research center, Ojibwe language immersion room, gift shop, Wi-Fi coffee & media lounge, and meeting rooms. The Ziibiwing Center is a non-profit cultural learning center and museum belonging to the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan who also own Michigan's only four diamond casino resort, the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort, and the Saganing Eagle Landing Casino located in Standish, Mich.