Indigenous basket weaving
Venue: Stanton Library
Celebrate NAIDOC week and the Gai-mariagal Festival and join Karleen Green to create your own small, coiled basket using lamandra grass. Learn about natural dying techniques that you can try at home. Explore the history of Aboriginal weaving traditions and how baskets, Dilly bags and other woven objects have been used throughout history in Aboriginal culture.
Tutor: Karleen Green is an Aboriginal woman who is passionate about sharing her knowledge and skills in traditional art, weaving and culture. Karleen teaches traditional ochre painting with kids through to traditional basket weaving techniques with natural fibres and plant dyes. Karleen uses natural fibres and paints (ochre) in her classes. Book now.
This is a COVID-safe event and as such is subject to change should NSW Health update its recommendations. We thank you for your understanding. Please do not attend if you are suffering any COVID symptoms or have been asked to isolate. Please keep 1.5m distance from other attendees. Stanton Library is a registered COVID-safe venue.
08 Jul 2021 at 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
New South Wales