Dolores Scheffen

Dolores Scheffen

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Dawson City, Yukon

Traditional Arts

Dolores Scheffen is from Dawson City, Yukon.  She started sewing at a very young age, and began selling to tourists when she was eight.  Dolores was taught traditional crafts by her mother Fanny DuPont (nee Henry), and grandmother Annie Henry (nee Mitchell).  She enjoys designing traditional Han outfits from her family.  Dolores is involved in the KIAC Arts Festival in Dawson City each year, assisting in the set -up, displaying her work and demonstrating traditional arts to the public.