Acho Dene Native Crafts

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Acho  Dene Native Crafts staffs and maintains a tourist kiosk for the Government of the Northwest Territories Department of Industry, Tourism and Investments in its Fort Liard store. Craft shop and visitor information. Open to the public.

Acho Dene Native Crafts is a collective of over 40 cottage producers living in the community produce the products sold by the store. These products are made using a blend of ancestral techniques and themes with traditional and modern materials to make birch bark baskets, jewellery, moccasins, mittens, mukluks and other souvenirs.

Contact Name: 
Pearl Sasnett
Primary Phone Number:
(867) 770-4161
Fax Number:
(867) 770-4160
Address: 
Gen. Delivery
Fort Liard, NT
Shopping
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Acho Dene Native Crafts offers a number of arts and crafts made out of traditionally smoked moose hide and birch bark. The hide is accented with beaded designs while the birch bark crafts have designs made out of porcupine quills. Products include:birch bark baskets with porcupine quills, birch bark bowls, moose hide moccasins, moose hide mukluks, traditionally beaded accessories, and much more! Crafts from the Dene of the Fort Liard, Nahanni Butte, Fort Simpson and Trout Lake area in the western NWT. Gallery orders accepted. Craft shop in Fort Liard is open to the public.