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La. Treasures: Chitimacha Basketry (2015)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-04-25

Duration: 00:02:02

Subjects: Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana | Native Americans | Folk Art | Indian baskets


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Darden, John Paul Interviewee
  • Lee, Dayna Bowker Interviewee


This “Louisiana Treasures” segment from the April 25, 2015, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” focuses on the basketry of the Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana. It includes interviews with John Paul Darden of the Chitimacha Tribe and Dayna Bowker Lee, a historian and ethnographer. Host: James Fox-Smith