Aleut Basket Weaving (Alaska How-To)
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Aleut Basket Weaving (Alaska How-To)

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Published by Wizard Works .
Written in English

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Open LibraryOL8658764M
ISBN 101878051245
ISBN 109781878051240

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Aleut basket weaving Unknown Binding – January 1, by Kathleen Lynch (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle Author: Kathleen Lynch. In Kodiak, Anfesia Shapsnikoff of Atka and Unalaska taught Aleut/Unangan grass basket weaving through the Kodiak Historical Society. Her students Eunice Neseth and Hazel Jones went on to teach many other workshops in Kodiak and rural communities to continue the art. Basket weaving workshop participants in Kodiak, At least eight weaving patterns are historically known. Culture: Unangax (Aleut) Region: Aleutian Islands, Alaska Village: Attu Object Category: Baskets, bags, boxes Dimensions: Length cm Accession Date: (collected pre) Source: Capt. Howard B. Hutchinson (collector, donor) Museum: National Museum of Natural History Museum ID. Sharon P. Kay teaches Attu style basket weaving at the Urban Unangax^ camp. She patiently works with students to show them the intricate details of creating Aleut style baskets, including preparing and twisting raffia, adding and changing weaves, and adding color to create designs. She also shares her knowledge of the history and different styles of Aleut basket weaving. Ms. Kay is from Unga.

2. Beginning Aleut – Anyone interested in an exotic and precise weaving technology. Some old Aleut weavings have over stitches per square inch. This weaving style is an excellent foundation for many other weaving traditions. We learn to weave with imported waxed Irish linen, a contemporary material. 3. The Attu of the Aleutian Islands of Alaska used wild rye grass, dyed and natural, with a closed twined weave to make some of the most delicate baskets in the world. The Alaskan Eskimo sometimes used whale baleen and walrus ivory to make fine coiled baskets. There are three known variations of Aleut basketry, named for the islands from which they originated—Attu, Atka, and Unalaska. Attu baskets are considered the finest woven of the three—recognized for their perfect weaving technique. Pre-contact baskets were generally weaved from rye grass and/or sea lyme grass (Elymus mollis). Anfesia Shapsnikoff (October 1, – Janu ) was an Aleut leader and educator born October 1, , at Atka, Alaska, in the Aleutian Islands. Renowned for her weaving of Aleut grass baskets, Anfesia flew to many communities throughout Alaska to teach children the lost art of Attu basket weaving.. Biography. The Twenty-First Legislature of the Alaska State Legislature recognized.

Kay wanted to learn more about her Unangax̂ and Aleut heritage, so she took a class on weaving the tiny grass baskets back in “The woman who taught me was originally from Attu Island Author: Eric Sowl.   Slewing is the willow weaving technique of working two or more rods together one above the other, before and behind alternate g is . COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. - Explore aleut4ds's board "Weaving" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Weaving, Native american baskets, Native north americans pins.