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Stephanie Woodard


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Weaving the Past into the Present

Culture

Weaving the Past into the Present

“Culture means learning from each other and sharing,” says master basketmaker Leah Brady, from the Elko Band of the Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone. She has just returned from showing work in the Elko [Nevada] County Fair, and a living room table is covered with baskets made of cedar,...
A Point In Time

Culture

A Point In Time

For millennia, flintknappers worldwide such as the Western Shoshone have turned out arrow- and spear-heads (or points), blades, scrapers, drills and other items.