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Title
Pomo basket maker Laura Somersal
Date Created and/or Issued
1983
Contributing Institution
Sonoma County Library
Collection
Western Sonoma County Historical Society Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Photo--black and white: Pomo basket makers--t Laura Somersal basket weaver. Laura was a Geyserville Wappo and Mihilakawna (Dry Creek) Pomo. Her accomplishments and credits include: cultural consultant and tribal scholar, Wappo langauge consultant and scholar, Pomo basketry teacher, lecturer, basket weaver of national renown. Pomo basket makers have long been recognized as some of the premier basket weavers in the world. Their baskets are extraordinarily beautiful and encompass a variety of shapes, function, designs and styles of weaving.
Type
Image
Format
Still image
Identifier
8a1ef60b-54c8-49d2-af44-f7475d784048
https://digital.sonomalibrary.org/documents/detail/253229
https://images.quartexcollections.com/sonomalibrary/thumbnails/preview/8a1ef60b-54c8-49d2-af44-f7475d784048
cdm/ref/collection/p15763coll11/id/6105
Subject
Pomo Indians

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