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Lorraine Besito

Ojibwa (Saugeen)

(1936- )


Lorraine was born in 1936 on the Parry Island Reserve. She has been doing quillwork since she was a young girl. Her mother taught her the craft and, after many years of study, Lorraine now does quill tufting as well as regular quill work. She collects all her own raw materials and her boxes show a variety of designs including the traditional geometric and star patterns as well as beautiful floral and animal depictions. Lorraine and her daughter Sharon Johns are two of the very few quillwork artists on the Saugeen Reserve on Lake Huron, Ontario.

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Spirit Wrestler Gallery

47 Water Street
Vancouver, BC
Canada V6B 1A1

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3 blocks from Waterfront Station
Between Abbott St. and Carrall St.

Monday to Saturday, open 10-6
Sunday and Holidays, open 12-5