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National Parks Store: Beginning Basket Weaving Workshop

Taught by Fred and Della Cruz

Join Tohono O'odham weavers Fred and Della Cruz as they share the treasured art of Native American basket weaving in a hands-on workshop.

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Basket weaving is an integral piece of many American Indian cultures, often telling stories or serving as spiritual vessels. Share in this ancient art with Mr. and Mrs. Cruz, a husband and wife team from Bobcat Mountain Village near Sells, Arizona–the couple is renowned for crafting beautiful Native American baskets and lively human and animal figures.

Join them as you learn the art of basket-weaving. Participants will learn about plants, materials, tools, designs, techniques, and customs associated with this unique art form. $110/members $130/non-members. Price includes lunch and all materials. Limited to 15 students.

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Event Tags: art, basket weaving, baskets, class, Fred & Della Cruz, Native American art, workshop

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The National Parks Store
12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85755 United States
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$110 (members)
$130 (non-members)
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