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Maine Indian Basketmakers Alliance Summer Events 2014

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American Folk Festival, August 23rd and 24th, 2014

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Among the collections of the Hudson Museum are puppets, dolls, toys, and games from around the world as well as works made by children, ranging from Precolumbian pottery to Maine Indian baskets.  This rich assemblage features objects from diverse cultures that transcend cultural differences.

The Hudson Museum exhibit will showcase shadow puppets from Indonesia and Iran as well as games of chance, such as Waltes, a bowl and dice game played among the Wabanaki of the Northeast.  Child produced works include Coclé and Mimbres pottery that date c. 1000 and Maine Indian basket forms that children made as they learned the art within their families.


Common Ground Fair, September 19th, 20th, and 21st, 2014
This year we will be an area co-coordinator for the Maine Indian Basketmakers area and will showcase educational resources for the teaching of LD291.



2014 Maine Indian Basketmakers Holiday Market
Saturday, December 13, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
At the Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine

Join us for the largest Holiday gathering of Maine Indian artists in New England brown ash and sweetgrass basketmakers, birchbark artists, carvers and beadworkers.  Featuring members of the Maine Indian Basketmakers Alliance who have received national awards and new artists who represent the next generation of weavers.  Join us for a day showcasing one-of-a kind artforms, demonstrations, storytelling, traditional music, drumming and dancing.  Something for everyone!  For more info, please call 581-1904.

Free and open to the public