Annie Antone

(1955-Present) Tribal Affiliation: Tohono O’odham Annie Antone learned how to weave baskets from her mother, and sold her first basket at the age of nineteen for $10. She gave the money to her mother. In making her baskets, Annie uses only plant materials harvested from her homeland, the Sonoran Desert. These include yucca, devil's claw, [...]

Ancita Yazzie

(1912- ?) Tribal Affiliation: Navajo Ancita Yazzie was born of the Bitter Water Clan around the Pine Springs Area. She wove with great pride and with careful attention to every detail. All of her rugs are reputed to have a very tight weave, especially her large ones. She believed that the feelings she put into [...]