Oneida Basket Guild:
Twatashe’nutslu:níhe (We all make baskets)modern basket

Workshops | Festival | Membership | Officers | Photos

The Twatashe’nutslu:níhe Oneida Basket Guild was formed in 2009. The guild has informal monthly meetings from August through May and schedules special workshops throughout the year. In the Oneida Indian language, Twatashe’nutslu:níhe is pronounced like dwa-da-say-noot-sloo-nee-hay and it means "We all make baskets."

The mission of the Oneida Basket Guild is to provide a comfortable and nurturing setting for every level of basket maker from the beginner to the master artist. The guild makes both Native and contemporary baskets. The basket fibers and materials include: Black Ash splint, bass wood, willow, birch bark, sweet grass, pine needle, and a variety of materials for contemporary baskets. birch bark basket

Upcoming Basketry workshops for 2017-2018:
Black Ash Basket for Beginners, Sat. Oct. 28, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Birch Bark Biting Designs, Sat. Oct. 28, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Purse with Basswood Cordage, Jan. 27& 28, 2018, 9;00 am – 4:30 pm
Weaving with Willow, March 23 – 25, 2018

The workshops meet in the Arts Cottage at 1270 Packerland Dr, Green Bay, WI 54304. To register and pay for a workshop, contact either Julie or Tyanne or Brenda. The Basketry workshops are supported in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts.

The upcoming "Great Lakes Native American Basketry Festival," June 1-3 in 2018, is scheduled to be in patnership with the Woodland Indian Arts Show and Market in Green Bay, WI. This festival will also be funded part by grants from the Creative Communities grant of the Wisconsin Arts Board, the NEA, ONAP and others.

The membership fee to join the Oneida Basket Guild is $30 dollars per year which includes instruction and materials to learn basketry skills. There are additional fees for special workshops. The guild has monthly membership meetings from August to May on the 3rd Wednesday of each month followed by a basket weaving project.

The officers of the Oneida Basket Guild are: Tyanne Peebles, President; Julie Liesgang, Secretary, Brenda Skenandore, Tresurer; Eric Doxtator, Historian. wab logo

Contact:
Oneida Basket Guild
P.O. Box 363
Oneida, WI 54155
Contact: Ty (920) 784-9651
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