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Basket Bibliography

Northwest Coast Native women made thousands of baskets for sale to tourists during the late 1800s and early 1900s, and basketry is still an important source of income for many weavers. People are more likely to have a Northwest Coast basket in their family's collection than almost any other kind of object. 

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Bierwert, Crisca
  1982 Sahoyaleekw: Weaver's Art. Seattle: Burke Museum.
Emmons, George T.
  1993  The Basketry of the Tlingit and The Chilkat Blanket. Juneau: Reprint Edition by Friends of the Sheldon Jackson Museum, Alaska State Museum, Division of Libraries, Archives and Museums.
Gogol, John M.
  1980-85 American Indian Basketry Magazine, Vols. I-V.
Jones, Joan Megan
  1982  The Art and Style of Western Indian Basketry: Maryhill Museum Collection. Blaine: Hancock House Publishers.
Kuneki, Netti, Elsie Thomas and Marie Slockish
  1982  The Heritage of Klickitat Basketry: A History and Art Preserved. Portland: Oregon Historical Society.
Laforet, Andrea
  1990 Regional and Personal Style in Northwest Coast Basketry. In The Art of Native American Basketry. F.W. Porter, ed. Pp. 281-297. New York: Greenwood Press.
Lobb, Allan
  1978  Indian Baskets of the Northwest Coast. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
Marr, Carolyn J.
  1984 Salish Baskets from the Wilkes Expedition. American Indian Art Magazine 9(3 (Summer):44-51, 71.
Marr, Carolyn J.
  1988 Wrapped Twined Baskets of the Southern Northwest Coast: A New Form with an Ancient Past. American Indian Art Magazine 13(3 (Summer):54-63.
Marr, Carolyn J.
  1991  Basketry Regions of Washington State. American Indian Art Magazine 16(2 (Spring):40-49.
Miller, Lynette
  1991 Basketry Styles of the Plateau Region. In A Time of Gathering: Native Heritage in Washington State. R.K. Wright, ed. Seattle: Burke Museum and University of Washington Press.
Nordquist, D.L. and G.E. Nordquist
  1983 Twana Twined Basketry. Ramona, CA: Acoma Books.
Paul, Francis
  1944  Spruce Root Basketry of the Alaska Tlingit. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of the Interior.
Schlick, Mary Dodds
  1994  Columbia River Basketry: Gift of the Ancestors, Gift of the Earth. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
Thompson, Nile and Carolyn Marr
  1983  Crow's Shells: Artistic Basketry of Puget Sound. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
Turnbaugh, Sarah Peabody and William A. Turnbaugh
  1986  Indian Baskets. West Chesster, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd.