J-term Studio Day: Birch Bark Basketry Introduction
Discover the signature tree species of northern climates – the birch tree. The birch tree has been utilized as a resource for many northern cultures - as far ranging as the regional Anishinabe traditions of the berry basket to the mats, shoes and pack baskets of Scandinavia and Russia. In this introductory experience, you'll construct a simple berry basket and learn the basics of birch bark basketry.
Length: 1 Day