Our website section on the local Pomo Indians contains pictures of baskets woven by the Pomo. The baskets are unbelievably beautiful. Fortunately the weaving skills of the Pomo are not lost but are being practiced and taught.
I was very fortunate to attend one of Sue Miller’s basket weaving classes here in Fort Bragg (CA.). Just like the Pomo Sue collects her own materials including the dyes to make her baskets. Sue tried to teach me how to weave like the Pomo Indians. It turned out that an inept English born CPA and basket weaving were a bit of a mismatch. Sue and another student brought to the class a number of beautiful baskets. I tried but …..