Karuk Baskets
Types of Karuk basketry: finely twined baskets serving a wide variety of utilitarian, social and ceremonial functions. Usual materials for Karuk baskets include: willow, myrtle and hazel shoots; pine and spruce roots; beargrass and fern.

The ancestral homeland of the Karuk people is in northwestern California along the lower Klamath River.


Grandma Tripp

Unusual pine needle tray by Grandma Tripp of Klamath River

Ca. 1965