The Village Basket Weaver
Dutton Children's Books, 1996 - Black Carib Indians - 32 pages
Tavio and Policarpio are Caribs, a coastal people native to Belize. Carpio is a very important man, for he alone remembers the art of basket weaving and can make the new cassava squeezer that is necessary for the survival of the village. Tavio, realizing that his grandfather's health is failing, decides to apprentice with Carpio so that someday he, too, can become the village basket weaver. Full color.
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A tale of a young boy, Tavio who would wake at dawn to watch his grandfather, Policarpio, weave baskets. His grandfather was the town basket weaver and is the only one who knows how to create the ... Read full review