The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana is hosting its 7th Annual Intertribal Basketry Summit on Saturday, October 28th, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Tunica-Biloxi Gymnasium. The Tunica Biloxi Language & Culture Revitalization Program extends an open invitation to basket weavers for a day of weaving and basketry demonstrations from regional Native American communities.
The Summit will be an informal forum allowing weavers to talk about their own techniques and elements of their culture represented in the craft. Beginners and observers are encouraged to attend. Weavers from regional Native American communities will be demonstrating weaving tradition using longleaf pine needles, river cane and palmetto leaves.
Viewing of baskets is open and FREE to the public. A $25 registration fee is required for those wanting to learn pine needle weaving or display their own baskets. (Lunch and basket materials included). Please contact Emilie Barbry to register at email@example.com or (318) 427-7430.