American Indian Crafts Day to be held Dec. 1

 

 

Turkey Pine Needle Basket - Coushatta Tribe EltonAmerican Indian crafts people from Louisiana and adjacent states will demonstrate and sell their work at Northwestern State University on Saturday, Dec. 1. The annual American Indian Crafts Day will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Williamson Museum on the second floor of Kyser Hall. Admission is free and open to the public,

A variety of baskets, file’ beadworking, wood carving, drums, buckskin, leatherwork, garfish and alligator jewelry and other authentic crafts from members of tribes including the Coushatta, Tunica-Biloxi, Clifton Choctaw, Choctaw Apache, Bayou LaCombe Choctaw, Jena Band of Choctaw, Turtle Band of Choctaw, Natchitoches Tribe and more will be available for sale. Artists will also do demonstrations. All proceeds go to the craftspeople.

The Williamson Museum is sponsoring the event.