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Donna Mae Largo Video Collection
NA2009.024  
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Description
A series of videos featuring Cahuilla basketmaker, basketmaking instructor, and medicinal plant expert Donna Mae Largo teaching courses in these subjects in classes and at museums. Filmed between the years 1983-2000 by Maree Cheatham.
Background
Donna Mae Largo (1935-2009), member of the Santa Rosa Band of Cahuilla Indians, was a Cahuilla basketmaker, basketmaking instructor, medicinal plant expert, and was co-founder of Nex'wetem (Southern California Indian Basket Weavers). In 1983, Maree Cheatham began filming Donna Largo in classes, in the field, and when she spoke at museums and other public venues. Videos were filmed between the years 1983-2000.
Extent
1.5 linear feet
Restrictions
(C) Maree Cheatham. Ownership of the physical collection belongs to the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum. Publicity rights and/or cultural rights may be retained by the subjects or their heirs.
Availability
Collection is open for research.