Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Coiled Grass Basket

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Fanny Broomfield

Fanny Broomfield

Inuit

Happy Valley - Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

(1938- )

Fanny Broomfield was born in 1938 in the small, remote, Labrador Inuit community of Rigolet. Fanny began grass weaving in the late 1980s and was a student of Garmel Rich. She is the mother of ten children with many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her daughter Georgina is also an artist.