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Student Affairs Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre

Basket making

Basket weaving is one of the oldest First Nations crafts. Different tribes used different materials, weaving techniques, basket shapes, and characteristic patterns-examples include pine straw, stems, animal hair, hide, grasses, thread, and wood.

[image of a basket]

Basket makers are always coming up with new shapes and sizes to meet the needs of the people.
Source: Iroquois Indian Museum


FDASC invites you to join our basket weaving meeting/workshop. We will be offering a class in the Winter term. Please check again later for more specific dates and times!

More information on basket making


Basket making ( Iroquois Indian Museum)

American Indian Baskets (

Weaving Life from Native Tech

First Nations Baskets at Langley Centennial Museum

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000