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  Posted Nov. 27, 2003

ImageThe Winter 2003 edition (Vol. 34, No. 4) of the Midden, a publication of the Archeological Society of BC, includes two research papers on the First Nations basketry collection at the White Rock Museum written by Karen Petkau and Faith Whiting, CURA project student researchers from UVic. For more information go to

  Sept. 21 - Nov. 17, 2002
Carrying a Culture: First Nations Basketry

White Rock Museum & Archives, White Rock, BC

This event allowed participants to discover the beauty of First Nations basketry from around British Columbia, to explore the relationship between basketry and the natural environment. Participants learned about the art of coiled baskets, through hands-on weaving stations...and much more!

Saturday Seminar, September 28, 2002
"Used for Many Purposes: First People's Basketry and the Irene Maccaud Collection" by Dr. Nancy J. Turner, School of Environmental Studies, University of Victoria.

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