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Discussion in 'Birchbarks, Dugouts and Primitive Craft' started by Fitz, Dec 29, 2017.
Neat video for a cold winter day....
Elegant simplicity - both the film and the basket. This was wonderful to watch. Stephen Jerome is clearly a confident master of his craft. Makes me want to make baskets... but his skills obviously have been honed over a long time through countless hours of practice. Thanks for sharing, Fitz!
In case it doesn't pop up right away, here's a link to a follow-up video: an interview with Stephen Jerome and the filmmaker Heather Condo, along with some great info on the Wapikoni project:
WOW!!! Thanks to both of you for sharing!
Very cool Fitz! I always wondered what was meant by "pounded ash". Now I know.
Fabulous; both entertaining and educational. Great to watch a skilled artisan at work. You can sense his love for his cultural heritage. Thanks for the post.
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