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Maynard White Owl Lavadour


Maynard White Owl Lavadour learned how to do traditional American Indian beadwork from his grandmother as he grew up on the Umatilla Reservation. Now he’s a professional. Thousands of beads and weeks of work go into a single piece, whether it’s a bag, a cradle board, or medallions to go on a necklace.

First Broadcast: 2001
Producer: Tom D’Antoni

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Allen Cox; Tom Quasthoff Returns to the Bach Festival; Maynard White Owl Lavadour (214)

Oregon Art Beat: Episode #214
Original Broadcast: February 15, 2001