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Teachers learn, students teach at Fireweed Place weaving group led by Della Cheney

Della Cheney's hands didn't begin to weave until she was in her 40s. But her mind had been working on it her whole life.When she was...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2011-03-03/teachers-learn-students-teach-fireweed-pl
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Teachers learn, students teach at Fireweed Place weaving group led by Della Cheney

Della Cheney's hands didn't begin to weave until she was in her 40s. But her mind had been working on it her whole life. When she was...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030311/art_793671697.shtml
Arts
Tagaban shows 'Sexual Sovereignty' in Anchorage

...his sexuality. He studied the Tlingit language, which he considers the DNA of his culture. He studied weaving with Della Cheney and carving with Ed Kunz, both Elders and respected artists.He eventually studied Chilkat weaving under Clarissa...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-22/tagaban-shows-sexual-sovereignty-anchorag
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What's happening this week, April 1

...April 6, Egan Library. Artists will show their work and others will show work that was made for them, including Della Cheney, Crystal Nelson, Millie Hall, Ben Coronell, Leona Santiago, and others. Attendees will see work from Southeast...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-01/events-and-presentations
Art
JAHC calls for nominations for Mayor's Awards for the Arts

...awardees:? Artist: 2007, Heather Haugland and Antonio Diaz; 2008, Barbara Craver; 2009/10, Sue Kazama; 2011, Della Cheney; 2012, Dan Hopson; 2013, Christy NaMee Eriksen; 2014, Dan Fruits? Arts in Education: 2007, Lorrie Heagy...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-27/jahc-calls-nominations-mayors-awards-arts
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Wearable Art of Place: Regalia

...a ravenstail robe woven by Haida and Tlingit weaver Della Cheney of Kake for her daughter Gail, made from merino wool...collar made by Haida artist Lisa Telford, modeled by Della Cheney, who also wore a red cedar bark hat of her own design...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-08/wearable-art-place-regalia
Art
Juried Art Show recognizes exemplary works

...Head-Aanutein, of Craig; Tlingit and Haida artist Della Cheney, of Juneau and Kake; and Tlingit artist Lily Hope...Rofkar, "Caprini Tribal Regalia"? Second place: Della Cheney, "Leadership and Change"? Third place: Lily Hope...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-06-12/juried-art-show-recognizes-exemplary-work
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Traditional Foods with a Modern Twist

...very small, people usually beat the branches with their hands and hold a bucket underneath to catch the harvest.For Della Cheney, a Tlingit and Haida educator and judge of the food competitions, the harvesting processes are just as important as...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-08/traditional-foods-modern-twist
Local | Celebration
From tradition to innovation and back again

...immersing himself in traditional Tlingit art while still in middle school, where he learned to make a button blanket with Della Cheney. Not long after that he began experimenting with ways to tweak the traditional forms. In high school, for the Juneau-Douglas...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-02-06/tradition-innovation-and-back-again
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Southeast weavers to gather at Tlingit clan conference

...DeAsisq, Ricky Tagaban, Marsha Hotch, Melissa Rinehart, Shgen George, Michelle Martin, Fausto Paulo, Yarrow Vaara, Della Cheney, Jackie Kookesh and Catrina Mitchell.For more on the clan conference, visit ankn.uaf.edu/ClanConference2.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-11-07/southeast-weavers-gather-tlingit-clan-con
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