Beading: a Kenyan Tradition

Presented by

Josie Shaw

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Beading has been a symbol of Kenyan national pride and various traditions for generations. Intricately beaded necklaces and collars are worn by women offer clues to their marital status, health, and even number of children. Join CultureALL Ambassador Josie Shaw on an expedition to explore various vibrant colors that are used and the meaning behind the color choice and the beauty of Kenyan traditions.

Workshop Details

Region/Culture

Kenya

Subject(s)

Social Studies, Visual Art

Participants

25 max

Standard Length

45 min

Room Setup

Tables/desks and chairs for beading

Supplies/Equipment Needed:

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