Evelyn Douglas is a Yup’ik Eskimo artist born in 1947 in the village of Hooper Bay, Alaska. Hooper Bay is located in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, a broad marshy plain that produces grasses that are exceptionally well-suited to making the coiled- grass baskets for which the village is famous. The village of Hooper Bay has produced many extraordinary basket makers but Evelyn Douglas ranks among the very best.
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