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Contemporary and Traditional Anishnabe Black Ash Basketry

June 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

An acclaimed maker of contemporary and traditional Anishnabe black ash baskets, Kelly Church comes from an unbroken line of basket makers going back countless centuries. In this presentation, she shares the tradition of black ash basketry, the effects of the Emerald Ash borer and current work being done to sustain the tradition. Watch how Kelly and her husband Jeff show how a basket is made from pounding the log to weaving. Presented in cooperation with the Southfield Historical Society and the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi.

Details

Date:
June 30
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Venue

Meeting Room
26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076
Phone:
(248) 796 - 4200
Website:
http://southfieldlibrary.org