Born January 24~ Mary Kawennatakie Adams

Mary Kawennatakie Adams (January 24, 1917-May 23, 1999)
was a Mohawk First Nations textile artist and basket maker.

Biography on Wikipedia:

Wedding Cake Basket by Mary Kawennatakie Adams
1986 / Woven sweetgrass and ash splint / 25 1⁄2″x15 3⁄4″ / Smithsonian American Art Museum, DC

Further reading:

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