Cherokee River Cane Basketry Class

Enjoy archived highlights of a rarely taught river cane basketry class by the late Emma Garrett Jackson at the 2014 Columbia Basin Basketry Guild Retreat, Oregon.

Watch as a class learns the secrets to weaving with this beautiful, durable basket material used by the Cherokee nation as long ago as 600 A.D. The shape and patterns appear deceptively simple, but the techniques require special care and attention.

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