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Theresa Cook & David Dearhouse | CD Baskets

Theresa Cook & David Dearhouse

Theresa Cook & David Dearhouse

Wathahiiostha (Theresa) Cook is of the Deer Clan. From a young age, Theresa began helping her mother and grandmother make baskets and toys from black ash splints. Her partner, Atewenna;ron (David) Dearhouse is of the Turtle Clan. They are proud Kanien'kehá:ka, language speakers, teachers and well respected in their home territory of Akwesasne. Theresa and David can be found at the Akwesasne Powwow every second weekend of September in  Cornwall Island.

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Workshops

David and Theresa walk all participants through the preparation process of creating splints from the log and teach how to weave a black ash utility basket. Please note that this workshop is suitable for beginners. Contact Theresa and David directly to inquire about booking your workshop.

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