Indigenous Basket Weavers eBay Auction

Rhonda Wilson–Yucca, Beargrass & Devil’s Claw

The Tohono O’odham Community Action (TOCA) is holding an eBay auction called “Bridging the Gap” to support the 10th Annual CELEBRATION OF BASKETRY AND NATIVE FOODS FESTIVAL at the Heard Museum in Phoenix, Arizona on December 1-4, 2005.

Indigenous weavers from across the country — and as far away as NewZealand — have generously donated baskets to help make international exchanges at the event possible. Please support this effort by visitingthe auction at:

Ocean waters flow through clam baskets, providing a rich meal for Alaska’s Haida people….*

Hopi baskets piled high with blue corn meal bless a traditional wedding….*

White tepary beans winnowed in Tohono O’odham baskets fill the starry night sky for the Tohono O’odham…*

Acorn soup cooks in large Pomo baskets in California’s Yosemite Mountains….*

100% of the proceeds of this auction supports the CELEBRATION OF BASKETRY & NATIVE FOODS FESTIVAL. For more information about TOCA, visit

For more information about the auction, e-mail us at [email protected]

Tristan Reader, Co-Director Tohono O’odham Community Action
PO Box 1790
Sells, Arizona 85634
Phone: 520-383-4966

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