Helen Jim Weaves Awards in Cornhusks

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Helen Jim, a Wapato, WA resident and enrolled Yakama of Umatilla descent learned how to weave ceremonial hats from her aunt Agnes Jim
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 The newspaper clipping describes the practice, materials and ceremonial use of cornhusk weaving with an image of Helen Jim. Helen made her granddaughter, Amy Echo-Hawk a ceremonial hat and entered it into the Indian Summer Market’s juried show in Boulder, CO. Helen received first place in the overall category for basketry.