Tag: basketweaving

Traditional Kumiai Basketweaving Workshop

People coming from the US are welcome to park in the parking lots on the US side just before the border, walk a block […]

Seri/Comca’ac Women’s Artisans Cooperative at the Autry

Basket weaver Abe Sanchez asked me to let everyone know that on November 6-7 at the Autry Museum, he is helping to host basket […]

Fullerton Arboretum Ethnobotany Presentation

On Friday, February 26, Rose Ramirez and I will be giving our ethnobotanical presentation at the Fullerton Arboretum. Brenda Bowser, anthopologist at California State […]

Gathering sumac / Gathering deergrass

Last Saturday, January 9, Abe Sanchez and I went to Cuyamaca Rancho State Park to gather deergrass (Mulenbergia rigens) and basket sumac (Rhus trilobata). […]

gathering deergrass and sumac

Marta Rodriguez and Abe Sanchez gathering deergrass, Mulenbergia rigens. Marta is from San Jose de la Zorra, a Kumiai basketweaving village in Baja. Deergrass […]

open-weave juncus baskets

Luis Rodriguez, below, is a student in master basketweaver Abe Sanchez’s whole rod juncus basketweaving class at the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum. Luis is […]