The importance of strawberry basketry in Potawatomi culture

For thousands of years, the Nishnabe have made baskets out of black ash trees and porcupine quills. One of the most-used images in basketry is the strawberry because of the cultural significance of the fruit. β€œThe Potawatomi word for strawberry is demen, which is directly translated as β€˜heart berry,’” said Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Read More »