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Baskets of African roots link Africa, US, Jamaicans

Among the many cultural traditions that link Africa and America, one of the most beautiful is the weaving of coiled baskets. 300 years passed down tradition


Jamaicans indulge in the art of basket weaving, but some are clueless on its links to our African roots.

Among the many cultural traditions that link Africa and America, one of the most beautiful is the weaving of coiled baskets. This craft was brought from West and Central Africa to the American Colonies more than 300 years ago and is still passed from generation to generation among the Gullah/Geechee people of South Carolina and Georgia.

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