American Indian Crafts Day set for Dec. 2


The annual American Indian Crafts Day will be held at Northwestern State University Saturday, Dec. 2 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Williamson Museum on the second floor of Kyser Hall. Admission is free and open to the public,

The event is sponsored by the NSU Anthropology Society and the Williamson Museum. All proceeds go to the craftspeople.

American Indian crafts people from Louisiana and adjacent states will demonstrate and sell their crafts. Pinestraw and river cane baskets, cypress and oak baskets, alligator and gar scale jewelry, sewn beadwork and other traditional crafts will be available from the Houma, Choctaw, Tunica-Biloxi, Alabama-Coushatta and other tribes.