AUTHENTIC CALIFORNIA INDIAN ETHNOGRAPHIC Arts & Crafts
REAL AUTHENTIC CALIFORNIA INDIAN traditional ethnographic arts and crafts, and famous Calif. Native American Indian artists, were featured at the pow-wow booth of SHUMUP KO HUP.
Pictured above is well-known Kumeyaay artist master basket weaver, Eva Salazar (in center of picture with braided hair). Eva Salazar owns the Shumup Ko Hup California Indian store in Old Town State Historic Park, and she is a successful working artist entrepreneur and community leader.
Also pictured is famous ethnographic artist Manuela Aguiar (seated behind Eva Salazar) and Manuela's sister, Teresa Aguiar (seated to the right of Eva). The sisters live in the Indigenous community rancho of Santa Catarina, Baja California, Mexico, a remote desert Native American ejido, and are featured in an exclusive KUMEYAAY.INFO California Indian documentary, including Paul D. Campbell's book: Survival Skills of Native California.
Authentic real Native American traditional ethnographic items for sale at the pow-wow booth included unique handmade traditional Kumeyaay Indian coiled juncus baskets (juncus earrings and jewelry, juncus hair barrettes, juncus pendant necklaces, juncus Kumeyaay hats, large and small decorative juncus trays, juncus bowls, juncus plates) which incorporate natural tan and red juncus, black dyed juncus, split juncus, palm, deargrass.
Many of the Kumeyaay coiled juncus "mission baskets" photographed were hand weaved by famous master basket weavers Native American Indian artists and include such unique tribal motifs such as as rattlesnakes, bats, butterfly, frogs, circles, triangles dancing Yuman women, and old pictographs tribal designs and petroglyphs patterns based on historic cave art designs and ancient Yuman Indian artifacts found in the greater Southern California area.
Also on exhibition and sale were large, medium and small Kumeyaay willow baskets granaries, Cocopah beaded pins, Indian horsehair accessories, traditional Native American Indian dolls, traditional agave fiber net bags, Kumeyaay and Pai-Pai coiled clay pottery art, California Indian ribbon dresses and traditional ribbon shirts, aboriginal clothing like willow bark skirts and agave fiber sandals, beaded collars and beaded capes, ceremonial white sage, Indian willow bows and arrows and yucca quivers, plus the entire Shumup Ko Hup library of California Indian books for sale.
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