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Browsing items in: Select Photos from Arizona Native Basketry Traditions

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    • Preparing Materials

    • 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, daughter of Cecilia Henry, sits in her home in Peridot Siding, using a can lid to prepare materials.
    • Viola Taylor Making a Small, Willow Burden Basket

    • 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 weaves a small burden basket (half-finished in the Arizona State Museum collection). Two large burden baskets, sold the day before to the Peridot Trading Post, are on the bed and hang from the door behind Viola. Baskets were brought...
    • 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.
    • Half-Finshed 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 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 they cannot find enough...
    • 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...
    • Interior of 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 holds basket obliquely so that interior can be seen.
    • 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.
    • 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 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.
    • 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.
    • Joanna Taylor collecting 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.
    • Removing Outer Bark Using Teeth

    • 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 removes the outer bark form willow strips. She uses her teeth to hold the strip.
    • 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.
    • Mother and Daughter

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Baskets; Basketry; Baskets Arizona; Willow baskets; Willow weaving; Native American arts; Native American culture; Whiteriver, AZ
    • Joanna Taylor and daughter Bernadette. Joanna holds a bundle of freshly cut willow twigs. Bernadette makes miniature baskets.
    • Minnie Narcisco with Burden Baskets

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Baskets; Basketry; Baskets Arizona; Willow baskets; Willow weaving; Native American arts; Native American culture; Cibecue Apache art; Cibecue, AZ
    • Minnie Narcisco in her living room in Cibecue with six burden baskets of different sizes and stages of finish.
    • Unpitched Tus

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Baskets; Basketry; Baskets Arizona; Willow baskets; Willow weaving; Native American arts; Native American culture; Cibecue Apache art; Cibecue, AZ; Sumac;
    • Minnie Narcisco holding the unpitched "tus" and twigs of sumac, the material of which the tus is made.
    • Willow and Cottonwood

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Baskets; Basketry; Baskets Arizona; Cottonwood; Willow; Native American arts; Native American culture; San Carlos Indian Reservation, AZ
    • Small willow trees and cottonwood trees growing along the San Carlos Wash.
    • Unusable Willow Shoots

    • Teiwes, Helga
    • Baskets; Basketry; Baskets Arizona; Willow; Native American arts; Native American culture; San Carlos Indian Reservation, AZ
    • Willow shoots growing in the sandy soil next to San Carlos Wash. Generally, this willow is not used for basketry- it breaks too easily.
    • Sumac, Manos, and Metates

    • 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.
    • 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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