HERstory through Basketweaving
HERstory through Basketweaving
WhenSaturday, November 2, 2019, 1 – 4 PM
CategoriesDemonstrations
SponsorNatural History Museum
VenueNatural History Museum
Event LocationQ?rius, Ground Floor
CostFree
Details

Watch expert Odawa, Akwesasne Mohawk, and Penobscot Native American artists demonstrate black ash basket making, preparing materials from start to finish, which includes:

  • Pounding a black ash log
  • Splitting and trimming splints
  • Weaving the basket
Learn about the significance of baskets to Native American women’s history, and artists’ perspectives on environmental change and sustainability of basket making resources.

This is a drop-in program, so come experience the demonstration anytime between 1 and 4 pm.

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