KUMEYAAY basketweaver Manuela Aguiar, rural Kumeyaay Kumiai Piapai Indian village community of Santa Catarina, Baja California, Mexico, earns her living handcrafting traditional Kumeyaay basketry, Kumeyaay dolls, Kumeyaay pottery, Kumeyaay agave net bags in the timeless styles of the Native American Yuman Indian peoples - KUMEYAAY INDIAN ARTWORK.
Manuela Aguiar, a respected Kumeyaay elder, Kumeyaay artist, possesses a vast knowledge Californian indigenous plants and medicinal herbs used by California aboriginal peoples in North America, greater Southern California Native American healing ceremonies.
Manuela lives a traditional KUMEYAAY LIFESTYLE and is featured in the KUMEYAAY.INFO Indigenous peoples of California photo picture documentary on the Kumeyaay Pai Pai basket weavers, pottery makers, the traditional California artists of the southern Kumeyaay Indigenous tribal lands.
Manuela and her traditional art work and Native American botanical knowledge was featured Paul D. Campbell's book, Survival Skills of Native California.
Manuela Aguiar has contributed her old Aguiar historic family pictures to KUMEYAAY.INFO for restoration.
Manuela Aguiar's handcrafted traditional Kumeyaay Indian arts and crafts may be purchased from Shumup Ko Hup Indian store and gift shop located in Old Town, San Diego. Photo by G BALLARD PHOTOGRAPHY, San Diego.
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