Edna Lafferty

Artist Bio

Edna Lafferty is an emerging ‘Traditional Craft Artisan’ residing in Hay River, NT. She was born in Fort Resolution in 1967 and is of Chipewyan Metis descent. She started sewing traditional crafts in 2013, after making her first pair of child size slippers on her own. She uses old methods and styles passed down to her from her aunts and elders. Throughout her journey she has created her own style which combines new and old techniques. Edna is an active member of the Hay River Metis Government Council and has taken part in workshops to continue the learning and sharing of her knowledge with her community members.

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