2009 Maine Indian Basketmakers Sale and Demonstration
Come and cebrate Maine Indian history and culture at the Hudson Museum. This annual holiday event features Maliseet, Micmac, Passamaquoddy, and Penobscot basketmakers, who sell their handmade, one-of- a-kind, ash splint and sweetgrass basketry. Work baskets such as creels, pack, and potato baskets and fancy baskets ranging from strawberry and blueberry shaped ones to curly bowls may be found along with quill jewelry, wood carvings, and birchbark work. Traditional foods served up by the Penobscot Nation Boys and Girls Club, music, demonstrations of brown ash pounding, basketmaking, carving, and birchbark work, as well as traditional drumming and dancing will be presented.
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469