Saturday, October 13, 2012

Julia Parker Indian Basket Weaver Yosemite National Park

During the summer months, Mrs. Julia Parker can be seen at the Yosemite Visitor center weaving baskets such as the one she is hold in this picture.  She uses the same kinds of roots and grasses that the Yosemite Indians used hundreds of years ago.  She is standing on an old grinding rock which was used to pound acorns into meal.

Available on eBay bid now at this link   Julia is now a Senior Citizen but is still active in Mariposa County.

1 comment:

Yesteryear Embroideries said...

As I was reading this, I was wondering where she was now and if she still weaves. Just wonderful.

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