This Is the Way We Make Our Baskets

By: Titus, Dorothy ; Titus, Matthew ; Niedermeyer, D.

ISBN: 0-333769-06-7

Date: 2nd ed., rev; rpr 2000 (first published 1979)

Expert basketmakers Dorothy and Matthew Titus of Minto take the reader through the process of making traditional Native baskets. With the help of photographs, these elders explain each step, from gathering spruce roots and birchbark to the final sewing with willows. The text is in Dorothy and Matthew’s Lower Tanana Athabascan language with English translations. Includes photos. Transcribed by Michael Krauss and Jeff Leer.

A copy of this publication is also available through the Alaska Native Language Archive pdf

Stock number:

TN06

Price:

$6.50