Vashti Etzel

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Whitehorse, Yukon

Traditional Craft

Vashti is a Shutuh Dene (Mountain Slavey) and Kaska Dene from Ross River, Yukon Territory. Vashti is an emerging artist whose inspiration came from her late grandmother. Vashti began sewing items for her son three years ago and is still learning. She enjoys blending traditional and contemporary styles and is open to learning new techniques.She is determined to become a master at traditional crafts like her late grandmother and will continue her grandmother’s legacy. Vashti recently started a facebook page, “Golden eye Designs’ to show case her most recent work.