2016-06-23 11.40.03

tipi storytelling

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börnum would like to thank friend and author penny ross for joining the kindergarten class in a lunchtime break and storytelling in our tipi on Wednesday!! i was asked if I would be interested in having kindergarten class come by the store to see the tipi. i was so excited and I invited them to […]


new artist in!

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bornum would like to introduce our newest artist Arlea Ashcroft into our artspace. news articles on her most recent show “let it burn” link –> winnipeg free press – “let it burn” “Let It Burn is composed of four striking bodies of work. I See Red consists of five two-metre-by-two-metre canvases, each depicting the five […]

2016-06-21 12.36.38

new artisan in!

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we are happy to welcome metis artist Monique LeMere-Madick into börnum who creates many different kinds of art including: painted acrylic, liquid acrylic, mixed media(including local photography),and Indian glass and hemp jewelry. come by to check out her work or to commission a new piece.


happy mothers day!

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new artisan: rene bruneau just in time for mothers day we have another fabulous metis artist in. beautifully made felted finch houses, scarves, ponchos and hats. come by and check us out..our door is wide open! if you have any questions at all or wish to be featured in store as a provincial artisan i […]

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hello there so aside from regular hours 11-4 pm Thursday to Saturday and noon- 4 pm Sunday bornum will be closed from Mar 10th to March 23rd. any questions about coming into store as an artisan – please email contact info and pictures of your wares to info@bornum.ca see you soon!


new add in local paper

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to clarify a point in article : the logo utilizes swampy cree syllabics. swampy cree is the first nation relevant to the gimli area. the word börnum is icelandic for children plural/possessive. the entire log with swampy cree and icelandic means “our childrens land” referencing aboriginal teachings referring to the 7th generation. walking gentler on […]


update to children’s boutique

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hello so just letting you know that there have been updates to the children’s boutique (hit this link left or on navigation bar at top of page) also there are items great for stocking stuffers, treats, christmas decorations, lights as well as other giftware available and of course don’t forget our artisans!!             […]


börnum is on instagram!

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please follow börnum on instagram for in store photos, artisan updates and seasonal events  by clicking icon or link below and hit “follow”. https://www.instagram.com/p/-gmtEQy5-n/ thank you very much  for your interest and if you have any questions please email me at info@bornum.ca and I would be happy to help.  


Updates coming up next week!

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there are many fantastic people coming to check out the store. I am so fortunate to have lovely people that are extremely interested in not only supporting artisans but also open dialogue about first nations history of the area and across canada. very fantastic and makes me very happy to have begun this community endeavor. so updates […]