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Make your own Harvest Basket! Traditional Ash Splint Basket Making with Aaron Wood
October 20 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm$65 – $80
Traditional Ash Splint Basket Making with Aaron Wood (October 20th, 10-3,Teen and Adult)
Standard Level: $95 Donation Level: $110
Join us and Aaron Wood for a 5 hour course Sunday, October 20th, in the art of traditional basket making! Learn the ins and outs of how to weave ash splints and make your very own 12″ wide and 6″ deep harvest basket to take home. Please note that the basket making materials are included in the program price.
Aaron Wood is an Abenaki basket maker. The 25th apprentice of master Abenaki basket-maker Jeanne Brink, he has been weaving Black Ash and Sweetgrass Baskets for 5 years. He is a member of the Vermont Abenaki Artist Association, and his baskets are in private collections across New England and Canada. Aaron harvests black ash and processes his splint by hand. He demonstrates this traditional skill at Saratoga and other Native American festivals and powwows throughout the Northeast.
This event is limited to 10 participants.
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