Beaded blue fox statement shawl by Lisa Dewhurst
Gorgeous, thick blue fox fur with a beautifully beaded removable patch - shawl can be worn with or without the decorative piece byusing the antler buttons. Dewhurst, who is of the Nlaka'pamux nation of Merritt, B.C., lives in Teslin. There, she has been adopted into the Kukhittan Clan of the Teslin Tlingit (Raven Children) and has been given the Tlingit name of Keis.ey, which refers to the time just before the dawn breaks. She has worked for more than a decade managing the Teslin Tlingit Heritage Centre. She stepped away from the role in August 2019 to focus on developing other initiatives and opportunities, including curating a travelling exhibition of Yukon First Nations’ graduation regalia in 2020. Lisa was also recently appointed as the First Nation advisor for the Yukon Arts Centre.