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Kumeyaay basketweaver Aurelia Ojeda Melendrez, and her three children, Valeria, Fausto Angel, Griselda, pose with one of her baskets outside their home.

The coiled rattlesnake basket she is holding will be approximately 14 inches wide when finished. She has been working on the basket about two weeks, full time. It will have a coiled black rattlesnake on it when finished. It is being constructed of split dyed and undyed juncus on a bundled grass foundation.

To buy purchase this Kumeyaay Indian artist's authentic San Jose de la Zorra Kumeyaay Indian baskets basketry, her traditional arts and crafts, please visit the Shumup Ko Hup "Dream Come True" Indian store in Old Town State Historic Park, San Diego, California.

San Jose de la Zorra Kumeyaay Indigenous Community on-line documentary, Kumeyaay photos pictures of Kumeyaay basketweavers, basketweaving, overall documentary style photo documentation of the village inhabitants, habitations.

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