Ramona Morrow is a graduate of UW-Eau Claire, with a BA in American Indian Studies, she is working on her MA in American History and is a member of the Lac Courte Oreilles band of Lake Superior Chippewa and also is Yankton Sioux. She resides on the Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation near Hayward Wisconsin. She has been creating Native American Art for 17 years. She sold to galleries throughout Wisconsin and to the Indian Craft Shop in Washington DC, galleries in Colorado and Chicago. She learned her first beading at her grandmothers table, where there was always a bowl of beads available.
Ramona is the Creator of “The Cattail Collection”. They are made from dyed muslin, stuffed with cattails, they are leather and cloth and beaded. Dolls include singles, families, horse and riders and buffalo. Each doll is signed and numbered. There are 181 Dolls, 37 Horses and 4 Buffalo. Her other doll collections include the Yankton Collection, which has two dolls to date. They are a larger doll made of leather, also stuffed with cattails. Her dress has a fully beaded yoke with beaded moccasins. The other collections are the Cattail Baby’s, a childs larger version of the cattail collection. The Cattail Cradleboard Collection, whose head is carved from the root of an old growth white pine and body stuffed with cattails, which includes a beaded cradleboard. And lastly the Aanishinabe Baby, a life size baby whose head is carved from the root of the white pine and body stuffed with cattails.
Ramona has taught doll and beadwork workshops, she has taught twice at National Museum of American Indian, New York; at the Lac Courte Oreilles Community College; and at WITC in Cornucopia, WI. Ramona also teaches beadwork, making earrings, necklaces and embroidery beading (popular among the Chippewa). Ramona does a wide variety of Native American Art, from hide painting to war shirts, turtle shell purses, cradle boards, porcupine quill work, moccasins, medicine bags, bows & arrows, spears, war shields and spears. Ramona also does commission work, making anything that a customer would want, including regalia and beadwork repair work. If you can think it she can make it.
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