Artist preserving southeastern Indian culture
Last updated 4/7/2020 at 2:13pm
ADA, Okla.-Chickasaw and Choctaw artist Sue Fish has honed her craft of basketmaking for nearly three decades and has displayed her art in galleries across the Chickasaw Nation.
An avid member of the First American art scene, Fish is enthusiastic about sharing her passion for preserving Southeastern basketry and reviving river cane basketry. She eagerly demonstrates her techniques while teaching at various community schools and universities, libraries, museums and events.
The artist said she hopes to instill basket appreciation in everyone, both artists and buyers alike.
"I love sharing som...