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Thursday November 14, 2019 to Monday November 18, 2019

Thursday November 14, 2019 1 Event

Traditional Kumeyaay Basket Weaving Workshop

Basket Weaving Workshop Date: Thursday November 14, 2019
Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: SDSU Scripps Cottage
Price: Free
Category: Other
Please join us for a Kumeyaay basket weaving workshop with several expert Kumeyaay basket weavers from San Jose de la Zorra, Baja, CA, who will give a demonstration of this traditional art, and also talk about their methods (with the assistance of a bilingual interpreter). They will discuss the various forms of baskets, the symbols incorporated and their meanings, how they dye the various plants used, where they find them, and the issues that arise today for basket weavers in gathering the necessary plant materials. The event will also feature a presentation by California basket weaver, Willie Pink (Pala).

Pre-registration for hands-on sessions is required:
The workshop will include a hands-on session that will give participants the opportunity to create a small woven pendant. The workshop is free and open to the public, however, space in the hands-on portion of the workshop is limited and pre-registration is required. To pre-register for the hands-on session, email your name and phone number to:

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