Black Elk Art – Indigenous Jewelry Studio/Training

Stand Off, Alberta

Attraction|Retail Outlet

Black Elk Arts are an Indigenous business located on the Blood reserve. They welcome visitors by appointment from all backgrounds to their traditional lands. They are part of four bands of Blackfoot. They offer lapidary and silversmith short courses and tours to their studio and to purchase authentic made jewelry or local arts and crafts from a few select artisans Experience authentic Indigenous culture as expressed in the evolution of jewelry decorum and you can create your own piece of jewelry using Alberta’s official gemstone ammolite in your creation. There is also an opportunity for hikes into isolated unique and beautiful areas of the Blood Reserve which includes the ammonite mines or into the surrounding areas. Tour bookings or students can have a traditional meal included in their visit. There is ample parking and can also accommodate overnight travel trailers for those wishing to take a 2 or 3-day course. There is the possibility of having small structures that would accommodate overnight stays. These structures may be in form of tipis or wall tents. Hours are from 9 AM to 4 PM Wednesday to Friday with some flexibility and weekends by appointment

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