TITLE

Eugene Albitre: Master Hidemaker

AUTHOR(S)
Tolley, Sara-Larus
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
News from Native California;Fall2005, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article features California Indian rawhide maker Eugene Ernest Albitre. At the age of fourteen, Albitre learned his skills about the craft from Salvador Carmelo, a master of the arts of rawhide and leather braiding. In 2002, he was honored with an Alliance for the California Traditional Arts award. Albitre is also the president of the Native Heritage Preservation Council in Bakersfield. He also works as an archaeological monitor.
ACCESSION #
18872781

 

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