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Cherokee Basket Maker, Ella May Blackbear (Film)

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Add to Calendar 07-11-2012 07-11-2012 15 Cherokee Basket Maker, Ella May Blackbear (Film) Traditional Cherokee culture is seen through the life of the late noted basket maker, Ella Mae Blackbear. Taped on location at Ella Mae's home in northeastern Oklahoma, the program follows Ella Mae as she gathers native buckrush and native plants for dyes, as she reminisces about learning to weave from her mother, as her agile hands transfer the buckrush strands into a graceful basket. The history of Cherokee basketry is further documented with examples from Tulsa's Philbrook Art Center collection. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2014neweventinfo.cfm?id=120774 Garvies Point Museum and Preserve true DD/MM/YYYY
November 07, 2012
2pm
Garvies Point Museum and Preserve
Glen Cove
All Ages
$3; $2 children 5-12

Description: Traditional Cherokee culture is seen through the life of the late noted basket maker, Ella Mae Blackbear. Taped on location at Ella Mae's home in northeastern Oklahoma, the program follows Ella Mae as she gathers native buckrush and native plants for dyes, as she reminisces about learning to weave from her mother, as her agile hands transfer the buckrush strands into a graceful basket. The history of Cherokee basketry is further documented with examples from Tulsa's Philbrook Art Center collection.

Address: 50 Barry Drive
Glen Cove, NY 11542
Phone: 516-571-8010
Website: garviespointmuseum.com

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