Faulkner essay included in new book on Maine Indian basketmakers, BDN reports

The Bangor Daily News reported on a new book that focuses on Maine Indian basketmakers and the history of the tradition. David Shultz, the managing director of the Home & Away in Kennebunkport, which specializes in Native American and Inuit art, wrote and self-published “Baskets of Time,” according to the article. The book includes an essay by Gretchen Faulkner, the director of the University of Maine’s Hudson Museum, to explain the historical context of basket making, the article states. The 23rd annual Maine Indian Basketmakers Holiday Market will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 at UMaine’s Collins Center for the Arts.