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Basketry as a Tool for Healing and Empowerment

Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 10 a.m.

Martha Bird will give a presentation on basketry as a tool for healing and empowerment entitled “Reclaiming Basketry: Working Through Stigma to Reach Creative Potential” at the Anderson Center. For over 100 years, basketry has been used in the medical field to treat trauma. Bird will share a personal history of basketry as both an art form and a medical treatment, providing an engaging, far-ranging look at the art form’s history and therapeutic uses.

Hosted by the Anderson Center at Tower View.