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· River Denys, Nova Scotia

"Basket Weaving has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. My mother has been a big influence in my life as to the different techniques and styles of baskets. It is my intention to both preserve the art and form of the traditional techniques of Mi'kmaq basketry, yet continue to create new forms which will allow me to highlight traditional heritage."

· Self-taught
Mentored by her mother, Caroline Gould

Selected Exhibitions:
Treaty day Ceremonies, Halifax, NS
· Quill box replica at the Fortress of Louisbourg in Louisbourg, NS
· Sueandalies Studio, North Sydney, NS

Selected Awards, Distinctions:
Certified Master Artisan, NSDCC
Fellowship recipient Maine Arts Commission
· Board Member, Maine Basket Maker's Alliance

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