Akwesasne basket makers threatened by invasive emerald ash borer


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(Nov 14, 2019) Basket making has been a traditional craft of the Akwesasne Mohawk Nation for generations. Their baskets are typically made using thin strips of wood from black ash trees, but artisans are facing challenges as an invasive bug, the emerald ash borer, threatens their craft.

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