Native American Baskets Reflect Californias Early Identity
Tuesday, August 7, 2007
Maureen Cavanaugh (Guest Host): The Southern California basket trade during the late 19th and early 20th centuries created a new identity for Native Americans and Southern California natives. Some Americans feared that the country's growing modernization promoted a departure from the simpler life. Why did Americans from the east venture west in search of Native American art?
- Jessica Horton, curator of Weaving Connections, an exhibit that examines the cultural exchanges during the Southern California basket trade.
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