TITLE

The Seri Artisans of the Sonoran Desert

AUTHOR(S)
Name, Diane Tells His
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
News from Native California;Winter2007/2008, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a group of Seri Indian artists who went to the Pala Reservation's Cupa Cultural Center to sell their work. The artists all came from a Mexican village called El Desemboquede de Los Seris where they make shell jewelry, baskets, and carvings. Angelita Torres talks about how the Mexican government removed the Seri people from Tiburon Island in the 1950s. The Seri use limber bush to make their baskets and use vegetables and roots to make dye.
ACCESSION #
28565930

 

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