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Ksm Lx'sg̱a̱n, Ruth Hallows, at their home on Akimel O’odham traditional lands in Mesa, AZ

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Ruth Hallows

Craft Archive Fellowship


Weaving in a Good Way: Crafting Chilkat Blankets Among the Tsimshian People

This project will utilize archives in AK, WA, and BC to focus on the historical context and cultural significance of the ceremonial Northwest Coast craft contemporarily known as Chilkat. It seeks to recover and understand the history and protocols of Chilkat through the perspectives of the Tsimshian people.

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Mesa, AZ




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