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Basketweaving

Native American Twined Basket Weaving        

$24 Youth/ $29 Adult

$15 materials fee due to instructor first class 

W             Oct 16    6-7:30p

Instructor: Dorrie Dean

Lidia Selkregg Chalet, 343-6992

Using rattan reeds, weave a basket similar in technique to those made by the Tlingit, Haida and Aleut/Aluutiq cultures. A hand-out on natural dyes is also provided. For ages 13 yrs +. Min 5/Max 15

 

Yukon-Kuskokwim Coiled Basket Weaving

$24 Youth/ $29 Adult

$15 materials fee due to instructor first class 

W            Oct 23      6-7:30p

Instructor: Dorrie Dean

Lidia Selkregg Chalet, 343-6992

Using modern materials, weave a coiled basket similar to those from the Yukon-Kuskokwim area of Alaska. For ages 13 yrs +. Min 5/Max 15

 

Pine Needle Basket Weaving

$29 Youth/ $36 Adult

$20 materials fee due to instructor first class 

W        Oct 30        6-7:30p

Instructor: Dorrie Dean

Lidia Selkregg Chalet, 343-6992

Using a long-standing method traditional in the Southeastern U.S., weave a coiled basket using 10-14” pine needles, threaded through a pre-drilled wooden base. For ages 13 yrs +. Min 5/Max 15

    • Parks and Recreation
    • Director: John Rodda
    • 632 W 6th Avenue, Suite 630, Anchorage, AK 99501
    • 907 343-4355