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Photo: Choctaw Tribe Member Leads Basket-Making Workshop at Katrina Research Center PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, November 05, 2009
Contact Charmaine Williams Schmermund - 228.865.4573   

Clifton Choctaw Tribe member and craftswoman Becky Walsh (center) shows Mary Garrett (left) and Kate Stuppy how to create a pine needle basket during a two-day workshop hosted by The University of Southern Mississippi’s Katrina Research Center in Long Beach. This is the first event hosted by Southern Miss Gulf Coast in conjunction with the university’s new American Indian Studies minor.
(Southern Miss photo by Lori Brommer)

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