Gail Tremblay (Onondaga/Mi´kmaq, b. 1945), Strawberry and Chocolate, 2000. 16mm film and fullcoat, height 229 cm. Photo by Ernest Amoroso, NMAI. Contemporary Life, Chocolates, Fiber Artistry, American Indian, Strawberries, Gail Tremblay, Art Baskets, Basketry Inspiration, Contemporary Basketry
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Native American Strawbery basket. Nick Clark, president of the National Center for Great Lakes Native American Culture, has to say, "The Strawberry Basket is made for and given to new-born babies and it is a treasure kept through their entire life and taken with them to the Spirit World. A piece of their umbilical cord is kept in the basket along with other things of special meaning so the ancestors will recognize them when the arrive in the Spirit World.