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The Language of Native American Baskets

Baskets continue to occupy an important place in the lives of many American Indians.  It serves as valued heirlooms & markers of cultural pride, while some are used on religious occasions.  In Native communities throughout North America, people are teaching & learning basketweaving as part of cultural revitalization.

  • Program Southwest U.S.
  • Grantee Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of the American Indian
  • Location H4
  • Language English
  • Media Format Book
  • Program Theme Celebrating & revitalizing cultural expression
  • Cross Cutting Elements Creative practitioners
  • Communication Issue Areas Cultural Expressions
  • Tags
    • art
    • craft
    • Indigenous People
    • U.S.