Traveling Trunk

Math in Basketry kit

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This kit blends culture with math. Students learn the mathematical properties of shapes, patterns, angles, and symmetry used in Tlingit basketry. Kit includes basket, weaving books, and references for borrowing museum items for school use.

Kit Includes:

Teacher's guide and Curriculum ideas/Lesson Plans

Graph Paper

Legend of the Origin of basketry

Preparing the Roots for Weaving handout

Collecting and Preparing Cedar Roots handout

Native Materials/Dyes handout

Native Artist Demonstrators Program handout

Time for Kids: History Weaver

Time for Kids Poster

Alaskan Crafts Brochure

Map of Native Peoples and Languages of Alaska

A Celebration of Weavers book

Cedar book

Preparing the Root for Weaving black demo board

Pamphlets, brochures and more!

Borrowing Instructions

 Contact the center's Education Specialist to bring this traveling trunk into your class curriculum at (907) 644-3670.


American Indian History and Culture, Archaeology, Geometry, Mathematics, Social Studies
Traveling Trunk

Last updated: April 14, 2015