Karuk Baby Basket

Karuk Basketweaver Brittany Souza. Her baby basket is made of Hazel Sticks/ Sarip (Black): Maiden hair fern Yumaareekritapkir and Bear Grass (White): Panyurar.
Cultural Narrative: 

Karuk babies have been swaddled in baskets made of hazel sticks with designs woven to decorate.  These are heirlooms and valued highly.  

Traditional Knowledge: 

Basketweaving has been passed down through generations.