Public Programs: Humanities Projects in Museums and Historical Organizations

Period of Performance

9/1/2003 - 9/30/2004

Funding Totals

$242,986.00 (approved)
$242,986.00 (awarded)

Precious Cargo: Childbirth and Cradle Baskets in California Indian Culture

FAIN: GM-50124-03

Marin Museum of the American Indian (Novato, CA 94948)
Shirley J. Schaufel (Project Director: February 2003 to December 2004)

A traveling exhibition, a catalog, a documentary video, and a website on the cultural context of woven cradle baskets among California Indians, especially the Pomo and western Mono.