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Basket Weaving Class in Los Angeles

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    Native American Basket Weaving Class Saturdays, January, 10, 17, and 24 at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. Using natural materials such
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 30, 2003
      Native American Basket Weaving Class
      Saturdays, January, 10, 17, and 24 at the Autry Museum of Western
      Heritage
      1:00 to 4:30 p.m.

      Using natural materials such as reed, yucca, and juncas (deer grass)
      learn the art of basket weaving from three California native
      artists. Students will learn step-by-step basket weaving
      techniques. The use and selection of natural materials will also be
      discussed. Students will actively learn about the history, art and
      diverse cultures of Native America, and have a better appreciation
      for these cultures through these hands-on classes.

      January 10: REED BASKETS Marian Walkingstick (Mission Indian) will
      teach students how to
      create their own reed basket. Students will complete the project in
      class.

      January 17: YUCCA BASKETS Donna Largo (Cahuilla) will teach students
      the art of yucca basket weaving. Students will complete the project
      in class.

      January 24: JUNCAS BASKETS Master basket weaver, Abe Sanchez
      (Laguna), will teach students how to create their own juncas basket.
      Students will partially complete the project in class.

      Admission for the full class is $50.00 for members; non-members are
      $60.00. Admission for individual classes is $20.00 for members; non-
      members are $25.00. All materials and tools are provided. For
      information visit www.autry-museum.org. Call Ticket Web for
      reservations at (866) 468-3399, or visit www.ticketweb.com.


      Autry Museum of Western Heritage
      4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027
      323.667.2000 – www.autry-museum.org
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