TAUNY is proud to announce that 2003 North Country Heritage Award recipient Henry Jake Arquette was recently honored with the National Endowment for the Arts' highest honor in folk and traditional arts for his Mohawk basket making. Martha Cooper photo.
TAUNY Heritage Award winner Ermina Pincombe had the music in Her. She died on August 18th, and... (MORE)
Following the announcement that Mohawk basketmaker Henry Arquette of
Akwessne has received the prestigious National Heritage Fellowship award
from the National Endowment for the Arts, we've put together a display
of Arquette's baskets at The... (MORE)
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