Indian Basket Makers of California and the Great Basin
Size: 76 Pages
Origin: Origin Unknown
Artist: unknown artist
From the Book:
Since the early 1980s, basket making in California and the Great Basin has undergone a small but significant revival among Native American tribes that historically have produced some of the finest baskets across the land.
This book documents the revival by presenting the work of some of its leading ractitioners. Collector Larry Dalrymple appreciatively rofiles the elders who sustain the traditional practices of this oldest craft form while introducing us to a generation of emerging weavers who are just finding their way into the tradition.
The deep feeling of connection sustains today's weavers who are closely linked to nature and its harvest, a timeless sequence of awareness shared by basketmakers for some eight thousand years. For most...