Grass Basket Weaving Tradition a Fine Art

Photo by Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage

June Pardue shows off her art: a woven grass sock.

Grass basket weaving is an ancient and fine art that many Alaska Native women continue today. The types of baskets can vary with the region and the Native people engaging in the art.  The woven grass sock artwork of Inupiaq and Aleut weaver June Pardue is a study in beauty, function and it recaptures a practical way of keeping your feet dry.

Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage

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