In recent times studies in the field of neuroscience are explaining what weavers all around the world have always known. Weaving can be a healing and calming practice. What else about our world have traditional cultures known all long that only in recent times is being acknowledged and respected? This section is where I list sources of inspiration: favorite books, links to blogs, articles, films and other resources I hope you may find useful.
Land Acknowledgement 2020 I acknowledge that I reside on the traditional territory of the Suquamish Peoples, People of the Clear Salt Water, whose ancestors have lived here from time immemorial, preserving the land and waters that five generations of my own family have benefitted from. I express my deepest respect and gratitude for all indigenous […]
This June an amazing group of students came together to make Cedar Bark Berry Picking Pouches at the new Fiber Art Studio at BARN.
Suquamish Elder Ed Carriere shares his story of recreating ancient Salish Sea Basketry from basket fragments found in Pacific Northwest wetsites.
Dawn Walden teaches us a thing or two about Mad Weave.
Thank you for your support. Hope to see you again next year!
Katie Jennings, filmmaker, presents her films.
The Suquamish People are alive and well. Visit their new museum for art, beauty and culture.
Schoenoplectus pungens palla, or NW sweetgrass is one of my favorite materials.