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September 2019

Cultural Traditions Workshop Birch Bark Basket Making with Lena Tickett

September 13 - September 15
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One event on September 18, 2019 at 10:00 am

Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center, 101 Dunkel St
Fairbanks, AK United States
$225
Birch baskets on a shelf

Lena Tickett, an Inupiaq Eskimo, grew up in the village of Kobuk, Alaska. She learned to make birch bark baskets from her mother when she was 14-years-old. It’s not easy—Lena rarely has any fingerprints left after working with the tough bark and spruce roots. She and her cultural.programs@tananachiefs.org partner Al Capsul collect the birch bark and spruce roots in the summer, and make baskets and other birch bark items all year long. In this three-day workshop, Lena & Al will teach you…

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