The Seri Artisans of the Sonoran Desert

Name, Diane Tells His
December 2007
News from Native California;Winter2007/2008, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p4
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.


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