Trout Museum of Art

Pine Needle Basket-Making | Ages 12+

Native Americans have been making beautiful Pine Needle Baskets since the beginning of time. In this workshop, we’ll learn a bit about Pine Needle basketry history, including the cultural regions (Turtle Island) from where they’re harvested.

You will be using majestic Long Leaf Pine Needles to create not one but TWO completely different baskets.
Grab a friend and let’s make some baskets!

All supplies included. TMA members receive 10% off all registrations.

Debra Morningstar | Art Educator

Debra Morningstar, professional storyteller, fiber artist, and Oneida Tribal citizen has presented Native storytelling performances, Keynotes, and Earth-based healing workshops across the US and Canada for the past 28 years. Some of Debra’s past work includes cultural residencies in Elementary and Middle schools throughout Wisconsin and beyond, Cultural sensitivity trainings for Educators, Librarians, University Diversity programs, Department of Corrections, Mental Health, Sexual/Domestic Violence organizations, AODA services, Veterans Services, Native American Urban Indian Centers, National and regional Storytelling and Art organizations. Additionally, Debra’s CD, Tales From the Lodge, a collection of Native American children’s stories, was nominated in 2008 for a Native American Music Award (NAMA).


Oct 21 2023


3:00 PM - 7:00 PM



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