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J-term Studio Day: Birch Bark Basketry Introduction

Course Overview

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.

Course Details

Length: 1 Day