Your Communities. Your Traditions. Your Folklife.
Northwest Folklife aims to strengthen our communities through arts and culture. This calendar brings together our greater community’s events and gatherings. Here, you will find events ranging from cultural celebrations to music and dance performances and traditional gatherings.
Together, we can continue to celebrate the rich arts, cultures, and traditions that thrive in the greater Pacific Northwest.
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Traditional Cedar Basket Necklace Making Class
March 16 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm$75.00
Basket Necklace for Beginners:
In this 4-5 hour class students will be taught the basics of Coast Salish weaving and it’s cultural significance by fashioning a traditional ceremonial cedar basket necklace. Basket making kits are included and each students will walk away with their own handmade cedar basket necklace.
This class is taught by by Coast Salish weaver Joshua Mason. Joshua Mason is a Squaxin Island Tribe member and Coast Salish Weaver. Joshua has been teaching for over ten years and works with multiple fibers. Joshua harvests, processes, and weaves all his own fibers, including the fibers and materials students will use in this class.
$75 per person, limited to 10 students per class, includes all materials . Please call the longhouse or CLICK HERE to purchase tickets for this class.