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A History of Hopi Basketry

A History of Hopi Basketry

Basket weaving is a key element of Hopi history, as baskets play an important role in many traditional ceremonies. For hundreds of years basket-making techniques have been passed down from one generation of Hopis to the next. Plaques, burden baskets, sifters and wedding baskets are a few common styles.   Plaques Plaques play an intricate… Continue Reading