Sacramento PBS Station, KVIE Highlights the 2019 Gathering

Our CIBA Chairperson, Carrie Garcia (Luiseno) narrates what our basketweaving practices mean to our California Indian weavers and several of our members share what being a basketweaving teacher and cultural bearer means to them. Viewers are treated to what a basketweavers gathering looks like; including our culture, connection, and community. Arts Showcase - California Indian … Continue reading Sacramento PBS Station, KVIE Highlights the 2019 Gathering

Become Part of the 2020 CIBA Resource Directory!

Each week, our office receives calls from interested parties who are looking for California Indian basketweavers to weave baskets for them, help them identify a basket, teach and/or demonstrate their basketry, and present on area specific, tribal cultural history. In the past, CIBA had created and printed a "Resource Directory" of CIBA members who were open … Continue reading Become Part of the 2020 CIBA Resource Directory!

Following the Smoke II – Symposium

The California Indian Basketweavers' Association would like to invite interested parties to join us in the development  Following the Smoke II, a project that is being proposed by a coalition of individuals, organizations, and agencies to promote and support traditional American Indian basket weaving in northwestern California. Areas included in this proposal are tribal areas in … Continue reading Following the Smoke II – Symposium

KCET Artbound Episode: The Art of Basketweaving

CIBA is proud to have worked in association with  KCET  and the Autry Museum of the American West  on their production of Artbound "The Art of Basket Weaving." Airdates for this episode are as follows: Tuesday April 24 9:00 PM PT KCET-HD Thursday April 26 8:00 PM PT KCETLINK Saturday April 28 10:00 PM PT KCET-HD Sunday April 29 5:00 PM PT KCET-HD From KCET: Native American … Continue reading KCET Artbound Episode: The Art of Basketweaving