Metis, Welsch / Canada / Craft
Traplines Creations is Marcy Friesen, a Metis/Welsch woman who loves her red beads, creating beaded, fur and leather jewellery, moccasins, hats and mitts. Marcy lives on a mixed farm near Carrot River Saskatchewan with her husband and their three children. Having learnt to bead from family members, Marcy’s work builds confidence for herself, culture and community. Marcy is proud to carry on the legacy of her great grandparents and grandparents who were beaders and leather workers.