Get a glimpse of a historical basketry style through the eyes of basketry scholars and
the basket weavers themselves. Learn how to weave a basket or cane a chair by watching
of The Northwest People
Join basketry expert Natalie Linn as she presents a comprehensive study of baskets woven
in the Pacific Northwest circa 1860 through the 1930s. Klickitat basketmaker Nettie
Jackson talks about her process of becoming a weaver while weaving a basket.
Seat Weaving Instructional Videos
Ansaldi and Sons offers several videos to help you learn to weave rush seats, prewoven
cane chair bottoms, hand chair caning, herringbone weave and porch weave.
Indian Basketry Video
Survey of historic California Indian basketry entitled A Treasury of California Baskets.
Narrated by Gregory Schaaf, Ph.D. who speaks about the baskets and the traditions of the
Grandmothers who made them.
Processing Black Ash
Flash movie featuring Arnelda Jacobs, an Ojibway elder from the Serpent River
First Nation in Northern Ontario selecting and processing a black ash log. She
was featured in a flash movie clip on a page about non-timber forest products
that is no longer active. The
original movie clip was still available from Science.gc.ca, the Government
of Canada’s official science portal as of May 15, 2008.
Playlists on YouTube YouTube has interesting video clips on a variety of topics, but it can be
more than a bit raunchy at times. I have put together a handpicked playlist of
basketmaking video clips and present them here in a customized player just for
basketmakers and collectors. Once you start the first video, run your mouse along the bottom edge of the player
screen to preview or select from the full list. In addition you may choose to visit my
Although I have done my best to avoid inappropriate "popular culture" content, viewer discretion