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Ash splint basket making film - My father's tools

This is a very beautiful film about Stephen Jerome from the Mi’gmaq First Nation community of Gesgapegiag in the province of Quebec, Canada. The short film shows Stephen harvest a tree and convert it into a rib basket using simple tools. 46 more words


Traditional Ecological Knowledge: Scientists and Tribes Partner for the Black Ash Nation

When Butch Jacobs steps into the woods in search of basket making materials, he does not have a specific type of forest or black ash tree in mind, but he knows it when he sees it. 174 more words