Atcheynum, Darwin


Bio : Darwin is member of the Sweetgrass First Nation where he resides with his family. They are all dancers in the powwow circuit and they adorn the works of Darwin. He can make all items for the powwow regalia. Shown are a few items which are very unique. Darwin learned this talent from his mother at a very young age as a way of making income.

Darwin also makes pipes for the elders. Along with this he makes fans, bustles, dance sticks, shields, and beadwork. He can also do soapstone carving as another craft in his spare time. He states "I make all these traditional items to preserve our heritage."