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: https://en.wikipediam.org/wiki/Mary_Kawennatakie_Adams

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:
https://dawnlandvoices.org/collections/items/show/281
https://cwahi.concordia.ca/sources/artists/displayArtist.php?ID_artist=5437
https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/10.1086/444643

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