KCET Los Angeles, The Art of Basket Weaving
Bryan Taylor, Taylor’s American Indian Shop owner, was featured in a video from KCET Los Angeles, The Art of Basket Weaving, which discusses (need info from Bryan). Skip to 27:37 to see Bryan Taylor discuss the history of basket collection and which was known as the curio period.
Native American basketry has long been viewed as a community craft, yet the artistic quality and value of these baskets are on par with other fine art. Now Native peoples across the country are revitalizing basketry traditions and the country looks to California as a leader in basket weaving revitalization.