Reweaving the History of California Baskets
- peggy sanders brennan. // Native Peoples Magazine;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p38
The article profiles Peggy Sanders Brennan, one of the leaders of Midwestern and Southeastern Native basketry, particularly Cherokee basketry. Her interest in basket weaving began in the late 1980s, where she examined Southeastern Indian baskets in private and museum collections to learn how her...
- The Maidu Baskets of Lilly Baker. Little, Jane Braxton // Native Peoples Magazine;Spring97, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p76
The article provides information on the traditional basket crafts of Lilly Baker of the Mountain Maidu in California. Baker began practicing baskets when she was nine and has finished hundreds of them, each one of it has a purpose. According to the article, Maidu women roamed the creek banks and...
- BASKETS. // Alaska Almanac;2005, Issue 29, p22
The article offers information on native basketry in Alaska. Athabascan Indians of the Interior weave baskets from willow root gathered in late spring. Eskimo grass baskets are made in river delta areas of Southwestern Alaska from Bristol Bay north to Norton Sound and from Nunivak Island east to...
- CANOE BASKETS. // Pomo Basketmaking;1972, p58
Presents information on Pomo canoe baskets. Description of the process used in making one-stick canoe baskets; Materials needed in making canoe baskets which include willows and sedge root; Illustrations of completed canoe baskets.
- COOKING, SOUP AND FEASTING BASKETS: FEASTING BASKET c. 1900. // Fine Art of California Indian Basketry;1996, p61
A chapter from the book "Fine Art of California Indian Basketry" is presented. It focuses on the feasting basket which the Konkow Indians living in the upper Sacramento Valley used as their year was full of ceremonial dances occurring every three to four weeks from early fall through late...
- Santa Clara Polychrome Pottery and a Northern California Basket. VEZOLLES, CHRISTY // Native Peoples Magazine;Sep/Oct2008, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p96
The article offers information on a pottery with a cross inscribed in the base and a Northern California twined basket. According to the author, the pottery was made by artist Lois Gutierrez de la Cruz of Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico. The cross is the hallmark used by de la Cruz to mark her...
- A review of conservation treatments of waterlogged basketry from the northwest coast of North America. Senge, Dana K.; Carrlee, Ellen // Studies in Conservation;Oct2013, Vol. 58 Issue 4, p285
Basketry artifacts fabricated from spruce and cedar limb wood and root and the inner bark of yellow and western red cedar have been found in water-saturated archaeological sites in the Pacific Northwest since the mid-twentieth century. These artifacts range in age from a few centuries to more...
- Party in the garden... // Humboldt Historian;Fall1999, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p37
An invitation to a garden party scheduled to be held at the Daly Inn in Eureka, California, on October 17, 1999, during which a demonstration of Native American basket-making was slated to occur, is presented.
- Olde Hope Antiques, Inc. // Magazine Antiques;Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 179 Issue 1, p66
The article discusses a Native American basket made in New England circa 1830 to 1840, which is being offered for sale by Olde Hope Antiques, Inc. at the 2012 Winter Antiques Show in New York City.