- Miami Tribe of Oklahoma
- Award winning artist- beading for over 45 year
- Educator- corporate lecturer, elementary, secondary and university level educational programs, documentary films
Katrina Mitten is a citizen of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma, an award winning artist-- beading for over 45 years. Katrina has practiced traditional Great Lakes embroidery style native beadwork through study of family heirlooms, museum collections and practice. The imagery she creates is inspired by the world around her. Her works have been acquired by the Miami Tribe, national museums and private collectors. Illustrating the value she places on education, Katrina has been a corporate lecturer, contributed to elementary, secondary and university level educational programs, and featured in documentary films.
“My teachers are the beadworkers of the past.”
Available for Purchase
Beaded floral bag, highlighting the honey bee with amber 1940's cut glass cabochon, bone hair pipe and inspirational stamped discs. Wrapped beaded handle.
Strength Among the Birches
1920's doctor's bag brief case, batik fabric pieced imagery depicting women gathering from different tribes and times in strength for the coming birth.
18" L x 15" H x 9" W
A compilation of items and beadwork to address and expose the boarding school system and abuses toward Native American Children and culture.