Johnny Pigeon (Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians), Dorr, Michigan



Johnny learned to weave from his father, aunts, uncles, and grandparents, and although still a young man he has become very proficient in the skills and knowledge related to weaving with black ash. He also enjoys doing public demonstrations and classes on weaving and recently served on a panel for the Emerald Ash Borer symposium sponsored by the National Museum of the American Indian. Johnny was a "Next Generation Weaver" participant in the 2006 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.