The Ray Sark collection of Mi'kmaq baskets /

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[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Authors: Sark, Ray. | Wendt, Pan. | Pound, Faye,--1954- | Sylvester, John,--1955- | Woolnough, Hilda,--1934- Published by : printed by Maritime Digital Colour, (Halifax, N.S. :) Physical details: 36 p. : ill. ; 27 cm. Subject(s): Sark, Ray --Exhibitions. | Micmac baskets --Exhibitions. | Micmac Indians --Material culture --Prince Edward Island. | Micmac Indians --Material culture --Maritime Provinces. | Basket making --Prince Edward Island. | Basket making --Maritime Provinces. Year : 2003 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Cardigan Consolidated School 746.41 RAY Available

Donated to PEI school libraries in memory of Elder Ray Sark (1927-1997) whose Mi'kmaq name was Kitpouapteket or 'Eagle Eye'.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 17).

From the early 1970s until 1992, Raymond J. Sark (1927-1997) collected native crafts and operated a craft shop on the Lennox Island Reserve, Prince Edward Island. He assembled an important collection of hundreds of baskets, made by numerous craftspersons, constructed from ash, maple, willow, birch bark, sweetgrass, horsehair, beads and quill.

Catalogue to accompany an exhibit at the Arts Guild, Charlottetown, P.E.I., Sept. 6-Oct. 18, and Lennox Island, P.E.I., Oct. 19-31, 2003. Includes biographical information on the craftspersons.

One Robertson Library (U.P.E.I.) copy is a Preservation Copy; must be used in the Special Collections Reading Room.