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More than just containers, baskets carry things and many are beautiful to look at.  Many Native American groups were especially adept at making them.  Find them with our help.
 

Baskets  Alaska - California

 
  Basket PagesAK-AZ, CA, CO-SC, TX-WI  

 
Alaska
Anchorage
Heritage Library & Museum
301 W Northern Lights Boulevard
PO Box 100600
Anchorage AK 99510
Phone
907 265-2834
Web Site *****
Description mostly a research facility, displays baskets, artifacts, and paintings by Alaska artists
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Collection A-F Baskets
Collection N-Z Paintings
Group Identity Native American
Research/Reading Library

Seward
Resurrection Bay Historical Society/Seward Museum
336 3rd Ave
PO Box 55
Seward AK 99664
Phone
907 224-3902
Web Site *****
Description Local artifacts & photographs
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Collection A-F Baskets
Collection N-Z  Photography
Research/Reading Library
Owner/Operator: Resurrection Bay Historical Society

 

 

 

Alabama
Andalusia
Three Notch Museum
Central Street
PO Box 1582
Andalusia AL 36420
Phone
334 222-0674
Web Site www.alaweb.com/~chamber/3notch.html
Description Local museum in historic 1899 wooden railroad depot
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Depot
Field of Study/Science Facility Politics
Collection A-F Baskets
Collection G-M Handmade Lace & Linen
Owner/Operator: Covington Historical Society

  Arizona

  Fort Apache

  Apache Cultural Center & Museum

  PO Box 507

  Fort Apache  AZ    89206    

  Phone   928 338-4625

  Web Site  http://www.wmat.us/wmaculture.shtml

  Description  includes exhibition on the impact of Fort Apache on the local community

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Oral History

  Collection A-F Baskets

  Group Identity   Native American

  New or Updated:   9/1/2004


Parker
Colorado River Indian Tribes Museum
Route 1 Box 23-B
Parker AZ 85344
Phone
928 669-9211
Web Site *****
Description Pueblo, Hohokam, Patayan artifacts, models of shelters, baskets & crafts, photos
Type of Resource Museum
Collection A-F Baskets
Group Identity  Native American
Research/Reading Library
 

  AZ

  Scottsdale

  Hoo-Hoogam Ki Museum

  10005 East Osborn Road

  Scottsdale  AZ   85258    

  Phone  480 850-8190

  Web Site http://www.srpmic-nsn.gov/history_culture/kimuseum.htm

  Alt Web http://www.azcama.com/museums/hoohoogam.htm

  Description  Pima and Maricopa cultures, in structure reminiscent of their homes,

                    constructed of adobe and desert plants

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Collection A-F  Baskets

  Collection N-Z  Pottery

  Group Identity  Native American

  New or Updated:   8/28/2006
 

  AZ

  Tucson

  Tohono Chul Park

  7366 N Paseo del Norte

  Tucson  AZ   85704    

  Phone 520 797-1228

  Web Site www.tohonochulpark.org

  Description  nature, art & culture - gardens wirh gallery & exhibits in restored adobe

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus Gardens

  Building Type Adobe

  Collection A-F  Baskets

  Research  Library

  New or Updated:  9/25/2006
 

White River
Apache Cultural Center & Museum
Address
White River AZ
Phone
928 338-4625
Web Site http://www.wmat.nsn.us/wmaculture.shtml
Description contemporary and historic arts and crafts of Apaches
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Collection A-F Baskets
Group Identity Native American

Arizona
Wickenburg
Desert Caballeros Western Museum
21 N Frontier Street
Wickenburg AZ 85390
Phone 520 684-2272
Web Site http://www.westernmuseum.org/
E-mail mailto:email: info@westernmuseum.org
Description artifacts, period rooms, blacklight mineral room
Type of Resource Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Minerals
Collection A-F Baskets
Collection N-Z Painting
Group Identity Native American
New or Updated: 04/01/2003
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