Edward Muybridge

Tradition and Innovation: A Basket History of the Indians of the Yosemite-Mono Lake Area
by Craig D. Bates
Publisher's Description
"This comprehensive study focuses on the history and basketry of the Miwok and Paiute inhabitants of the area in and around Yosemite National Park. Illustrated with hundreds of historic images as well as photographs from the Yosemite Museum collection, many published for the first time, it details the dramatic changes that took place in the lives and weaving of Yosemite's native people from prehistoric times to the present."--the publisher. Authors Bates and Lee created the book after twenty years of research, including conversations and interviews with many Native American artists and craftspeople. The last section of the book provides biographies on twenty-two outstanding Native American weavers.
ISBN: 0939666545
Publisher: Yosemite Association
Hardcover : 252 pages
Language: English
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