Position Description: The primary role of the Program Manager (PM) is to assist the Executive Director with the writing, planning, implementation, and reporting of grant-funded programming for the California Indian Basketweavers Association. The PM will help the Executive Director ensure that program objectives are met on time. Also responsible for coordinating activities, events including regional … Continue reading CIBA SEEKING PROGRAM MANAGER
CIBA is seeking a new Executive Director. The primary role of the Executive Director (ED) is to work in partnership with the Board to accomplish the mission and goals of the CIBA organization. The ED will manage, coordinate and account for the operations of CIBA in accordance with the CIBA Board, and will work at … Continue reading CIBA Seeking Executive Director
CIBA RECEIVES GRANT AWARD FROM CALIFORNIA HUMANITIES California Humanities has recently announced the 2020 Humanities for All Project Grant awards. CIBA is proud to announce that our organization has been awarded a grant of $15,000 for its project entitled “The K.N.O.T (Knowledge to Nurture our Traditions.” The Humanities for All Project Grant is a competitive … Continue reading CIBA Receives Award From Cal Humanities
Míyu Friend, Did you know that over forty, unique plant species are currently used in different California Indian baskets? When I think of this, I think of the importance of careful planning and tending and how our ancestors have done this since time immemorial. For many of us, December is a time for purposeful reflection and … Continue reading Support CIBA during Giving Tuesday or as Part of Your End of Year Giving
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
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 … Continue reading Become Part of the 2020 CIBA Resource Directory!
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
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