What's New at NBO
Willow Harvest at Dunbar Gardens - Photo by Steve Lospalutto
I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving feast. It’s hard to believe that the time has come to get ready for the many winter holidays and festivals of lights, but here they come!
The November Over/Under has several articles that will peak your interest. Our Featured Guild is the Oklahoma Native American Basketweavers Association. They recently had their annual Rivercane Festival in Sulphur, Oklahoma. It was a time to celebrate and pass on their Native American weaving techniques. There’s more below about the festival and you can visit their website: Oklahoma Native American Basketweavers
There are still a few spaces left in some of our 2019 Conference workshops. Keep reading to find out more about two workshops that have room for you.
We wanted to make sure that you know about a recent honor given to Mary Jackson. Mary was elected a Fellow of the American Craft Council in 2018.The National Basketry Organization congratulates Mary Jackson!
Part 2 of Sandy Atkinson’s article Sharing Your Talents is included in this issue. Sandy has some interesting ideas on keeping the art of basket making alive and passing it on to others from the young to the mature.
We’re interested in learning more about apprenticeships around the country. Are you participating in an apprenticeship or have you in the past? Do you offer them? We’d like to hear from you. Please email me: Pam Morton
Finally, when you are doing your holiday shopping, think about using Amazon Smile and support NBO at no additional cost to you!
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