California Indian Basketweavers Association Poster Collection, 1992-2010
NMAI.AC.063

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.063
Creators:
California Indian Basketweavers Association.
Dates:
1992-2010
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
13 Posters
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center
The California Indian Basketweavers Association (CIBA) is a nonprofit organization formed in 1992 in Woodland, California. CIBA's goal is "to preseve, promote, and perpetuate California Indian basket weaving traditions while providing a healthy physical, social, spiritual, and economic environment for basketweavers." CIBA holds an annual gathering for weavers to show their work, share techniques and stories and provide support to one another. This collection consists of 13 posters from the CIBA annual gatherings from 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2002, 2003 and 2005 through 2010. There is also one poster from the California Statewide Traditional Gathering Policy. Several of these posters are signed by Deborah McConnell (Yurok/Quinault/Hoopa) who is the Northwestern California Field Director for CIBA.

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
This collection consists of 13 posters from the CIBA annual gatherings from 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2002, 2003 and 2005 through 2010. There is also one poster from the California Statewide Traditional Gathering Policy. Several of these posters are signed by Deborah McConnell (Yurok/Quinault/Hoopa) who is the Northwestern California Field Director for CIBA.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
The posters are organized chronologically.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
The California Indian Basketweavers Association (CIBA) is a nonprofit organization formed in 1991 in Woodland, California. CIBA's goal is "to preseve, promote, and perpetuate California Indian basket weaving traditions while providing a healthy physical, social, spiritual, and economic environment for basketweavers." CIBA holds an annual gathering for weavers to show their work, share techniques and stories and provide support to one another.

Administration
Processing Information note
Processed by Rachel Menyuk, Archives Technician in 2013.
Author
Finding aid prepared by Rachel Menyuk
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
The CIBA poster collection was donated to the museum by Marian Kaminitz in 2010.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Conditions Governing Use note
Restricted: For study purposes only; copies not available.
Preferred Citation note
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Collection Title; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Indian basket makers--California--Congresses Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Posters Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center
4220 Silver Hill Rd
Suitland , Maryland, 20746-2863
Phone: 301.238.1400
nmaiarchives@si.edu