Mi'kmaq Baskets: The Tradition
(2003, 24 min.) CANADA
Director: Brian J. Francis (Mi'kmaq) and Sam Grana.
Eastern Tide series
Produced in association with Aboriginal Peoples Television Network.
In English and Mi'kmaq with English subtitles.
The ancient and highly developed art of Mi'kmaq basketry is documented
at the Waycobah First Nation in Nova Scotia, as basket-makers
speaking in their native language reflect on their craft and fashion
baskets of split ash, quill, and birchbark.
Image credit: Brian Francis-
courtesy of JEDI