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Browsing items in: Select Photos from Arizona Native Basketry Traditions

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    • Cattail Bundles

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Baskets; Basketry; Baskets Arizona; Weaving; Harvesting; Cat tails (Plants); Cattails; Native American arts; Native American culture; Gila River Indian Reservation, AZ; Pima baskets
    • Julia Francisco gathering together bundles of cattail used as the bundle foundation in Pima baskets.
    • Cecilia Henry with Half-Finished Burden Basket

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Baskets; Basketry; Baskets Arizona; Willow baskets; Willow weaving; Cottonwood; Native American arts; Native American culture; San Carlos Apache Tribe; San Carlos Indian Reservation, AZ; Whiteriver, AZ
    • Cecilia Henry, mother of Viola Taylor, sits in front of her house in Peridot, holding a half-finished burden basket. The basket is unfinished because Cecilia ran out of "sticks", willow twigs or cottonwood. She is using both in this basket because...
    • Center Strip

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Baskets; Basketry; Baskets Arizona; Weaving; Buckskin; Native American arts; Native American culture; San Carlos Apache Tribe; San Carlos Indian Reservation, AZ
    • Center strip: Close-up of Viola Taylor's hands and the buckskin strip being wrapped around basket rim. While Viola holds strip back with her left thumb, she pulls the strip through with the right hand.
    • Cleaning Cattail

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Baskets; Basketry; Baskets Arizona; Weaving; Harvesting; Cat tails (Plants); Cattails; Native American arts; Native American culture; Gila River Indian Reservation, AZ
    • Julia Francisco cleaning cattail, which she cut, outside of the thicket.
    • Close-up of Basket Weaving

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Baskets; Basketry; Baskets Arizona; Willow baskets; Willow weaving; Native American arts; Native American culture; San Carlos Apache Tribe; San Carlos Indian Reservation, AZ
    • Close-up of small half-finished basket with Viola Taylor's hands in picture.
    • Close-up of Joanna Taylor Cutting Willow Twigs

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Baskets; Basketry; Baskets Arizona; Willow baskets; Willow weaving; Native American arts; Native American culture; Whiteriver, AZ
    • Joanna Taylor cutting willow twigs for basket weaving. Location is along Diamond Creek approximately 5 miles north of Whiteriver.
    • Close-up of Viola Taylor's Hands

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Baskets; Basketry; Baskets Arizona; Willow baskets; Willow weaving; Native American arts; Native American culture; San Carlos Apache Tribe; San Carlos Indian Reservation, AZ; Buckskin
    • Close-up of Viola Taylor's hands, wrapping strip of buckskin around rim loop.
    • Collecting Cattail Stalks at Stanfield Ditch

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Baskets; Basketry; Baskets Arizona; Weaving; Harvesting; Cat tails (Plants); Cattails; Native American arts; Native American culture; Gila River Indian Reservation, AZ; Pima baskets
    • Julia Francisco collecting cattail which is used as the bundle foundation in Pima baskets. Trip to Gila River Indian Reservation Cattail Harvest at Stanfield Ditch.
    • Cutting and Drying

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Baskets; Basketry; Baskets Arizona; Weaving; Harvesting; Cat tails (Plants); Cattails; Native American arts; Native American culture; Gila River Indian Reservation, AZ
    • Julia Francisco cutting cattail stalks in half. She then puts them upright on house wall to dry.
    • Cutting Cattail

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Baskets; Basketry; Baskets Arizona; Weaving; Harvesting; Cat tails (Plants); Cattails; Native American arts; Native American culture; Gila River Indian Reservation, AZ
    • Julia Francisco cutting cattail.
    • Cutting Willow Twigs

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Baskets; Basketry; Baskets Arizona; Weaving; Willow; Willow weaving; Native American arts; Native American culture; Gila River Indian Reservation, AZ
    • Julia Francisco selecting and cutting willow twigs used in basket making.
    • Cutting Willow Twigs

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Baskets; Basketry; Baskets Arizona; Willow baskets; Willow weaving; Native American arts; Native American culture; Whiteriver, AZ
    • Joanna Taylor cutting willow twigs for basket weaving. Location is along Diamond Creek approximately 5 miles north of Whiteriver.
    • Cutting Willow Twigs in Willow Thicket

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Baskets; Basketry; Baskets Arizona; Willow baskets; Willow weaving; Native American arts; Native American culture; Whiteriver, AZ
    • Joanna Taylor cutting willow twigs in a willow thicket on a sandbar next to Diamond Creek.
    • Devil's Claw

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Baskets; Basketry; Baskets Arizona; Weaving; Devil's claw (Plant); Native American arts; Native American culture; Gila River Indian Reservation, AZ
    • Julia Francisco cleaning devil's claw just before using in basket that she is weaving.
    • Diamond Creek

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Baskets; Basketry; Baskets Arizona; Willow baskets; Willow weaving; Native American arts; Native American culture; Whiteriver, AZ
    • Diamond Creek, north of Whiteriver, where Indian ladies go to collect willow for basket weaving.
    • Diligently Weaving

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Baskets; Basketry; Baskets Arizona; Weaving; Native American arts; Native American culture; Gila River Indian Reservation, AZ
    • Julia Francisco weaving basket.
    • Dividing the Willow Twigs

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Baskets; Basketry; Baskets Arizona; Weaving; Willow; Willow weaving; Native American arts; Native American culture; Gila River Indian Reservation, AZ
    • Splitting willow twig into two separate strips.
    • Drawing Split Willow Bark

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Baskets; Basketry; Baskets Arizona; Willow baskets; Willow weaving; Native American arts; Native American culture; San Carlos Apache Tribe; San Carlos Indian Reservation, AZ
    • Viola Taylor draws split willow bark pieces through holes in a metal can lid, so that the willow strips are all even and of the same width.
    • Final Cleaning of Willow

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Baskets; Basketry; Baskets Arizona; Weaving; Willow; Willow weaving; Blossoms; Native American arts; Native American culture; Gila River Indian Reservation, AZ
    • Julia Francisco giving willow strips final cleaning just before using in the squash blossom basket that she is making.
    • Fresh Sumac

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Baskets; Basketry; Baskets Arizona; Willow; Native American arts; Native American culture; Sumac; Cibecue Apache art; Cibecue, AZ; Metates
    • Freshly gathered sticks of sumac in front of Linda Corillo's house in Cibecue. Note manos and metates.

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