Indian Baskets of Central California: Art, Culture, and History Native American Basketry from San Francisco Bay and Monterey Bay North to Mendocino an
By: Ralph Shanks (author), Lisa Woo Shanks (editor)Hardback
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This unique book provides a complete study of the exquisite Native American basketry from the San Francisco Bay Area and the Monterey Bay region north to Sonoma, Napa, and Mendocino and eastward across the Sacramento Valley to the crest of the Sierras. Baskets of the Pomo, Ohlone (Costanoan), Coast Miwok, Esselen, Huchnom, Lake Miwok, Maidu, Wappo, and Yuki people are lavishly illustrated and knowledgably and sensitively described. Color photographs and drawings illustrate the rare, fine California Indian baskets from museum and private collections in the United States and Europe. The vast majority of these baskets are illustrated for the first time.
Ralph Shanks is vice president of the Miwok Archaeological Preserve of Marin. Lisa Woo Shanks is editor of the Basketry of California and Oregon Series. They are the authors of The North American Indian Travel Guide.
San Francisco Bay and Monterey Bay Area BasketryBasketry in Native CaliforniaOhlone (Costanoan) Basketry of San Francisco Bay and Monterey BayEsselen Basketry of the Big Sur Country of Monterey CountyPomo Basketry of Sonoma, Mendocino and Lake CountiesPatwin Basketry of San Francisco Bay and the Sacramento ValleyCoast Miwok Basketry of Marin and Southern Sonoma CountiesWappo Basketry of the Napa Valley and Alexander Valley Basketry of the Interior Coast Range MountainsYuki Basketry of Round Valley in Mendocino CountyHuchnom Basketry of the Eel River in Mendocino CountyLake Miwok Basketry of Lake CountyNomlaki Basketry of the Sacramento Valley and the Inner Coast Range Basketry of the Sierra Nevada and the DeltaPlains Miwok Basketry of the Sacramento Valley and the DeltaMaidu Basketry of the Northern Sierra Nevada and Sacramento ValleySierra Miwok Basketry of the Southern Sierra Nevada BibliographyIndexAcknowledgmentsAbout the Author and Editor
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