Roots of Wisdom: Cherokee Basket Weaving

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
February 9, 2017
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A basket weaver from the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians weaves a river cane basket. The process of harvesting, splitting, dying and weaving river cane requires specialized techniques and lots of practice.

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