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California Gaming Baskets: Inspired by traditional gaming in native culture, as well as the games introduced by the Church and others.
When Nelson Mandela of South Africa visited Los Angeles, Mayor Tom Bradley presented him with one of Aguilar's baskets; as well, The Dalai Lama has been presented with her baskets.
When Pacific Western Traders opened in October of 1971 there were basketry demonstrations by three prominent weavers: Mabel McKay (Pomo), Frances McDaniel (Wintun) and Florence Harrie (Karuk).
Exhibit of Paintings and Drawings From the Collections of The Puffer Family and Pacific Western Traders May 19 to July 8, 2007
An offering of fine and rare artifacts collected by Frank F. Latta, renowned authority and author of Handbook of Yokuts Indians is open for viewing in Folsom, California, from March 31 to May 21 2007.
The Virgin of Guadalupe is one of the most powerful women in the Americas. She is a leader of armies, a focus of spiritual devotion, a tender motherly comfort as well as inspiration for artists.
Much more than just an annual exhibit of the Days of the Dead, it is an altar. Many cultures have celebrations commemorating their ancestors. Mexico's celebration is the Days of the Dead, los Dias de Muertos.
California Gallery to showcase Legend Painter's work, a legend in his own right. Frank Day, excellent Maidu historian, preserved his heritage through expressions of Maidu legends and history.
One of Aguilar's baskets was added to the permanent collection of outstanding examples of contemporary art in the Renwick Gallery of the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution...
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