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Arts Speak: Burden Baskets of the Tohono O’odham

December 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Road, PO Box 1911
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
$8

Royce Manual, an expert from the Arizona Humanities Council will talk about woven art and use of the Tohono O’odham “Burden Baskets” and basket making traditions throughout the southwest. Royce Manuel (Akmierl Aw-Thum), is a Pima Indian who single-handedly saved the ability to weave the kiaha, or traditional Pima burden basket, from extinction. Manuel, a member of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community east of Scottsdale, received the 10th Annual Spirit of the Heard Award, for his work in educating the public about the heritage and the living cultures and arts of Native peoples. In recent decades, the declining tradition among the Pima men to make the kiaha might have ended altogether had not for the close childhood relationship Manuel […]

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Arts Speak: Burden Baskets of the Tohono O’odham

December 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Road
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
Free - $8

Royce Manual, an expert from the Arizona Humanities Council will talk about woven art and use of the Tohono O’odham “Burden Baskets” and basket making traditions throughout the southwest. Royce Manuel (Akmierl Aw-Thum), is a Pima Indian who single-handedly saved the ability to weave the kiaha, or traditional Pima burden basket, from extinction.

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Tubac Center of the Arts~ Arts Speak Program

December 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Road
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
$8

Join Royce Manual for a conversation on "Burden Baskets of the Tohono O'odham".

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