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Warm Springs weaver Kelli Palmer is celebrated across the country for her masterful work creating intricate corn husk baskets. Jeffrey Elliott is one of the world's most respected luthiers, hand crafting guitars for internationally renowned guitar players for over 50 years. And Francoise Weeks shapes dramatic fashion pieces using the greenest material she can find - plants!

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Corn Husk Baskets Give Kelli Palmer A Piece of Home

Warm Springs weaver Kelli Palmer is a master of the corn husk basket, an intricate form Kelli is helping to keep alive.

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Handmade Classical Sounds: Luthier Jeffrey Elliot

Jeffrey Elliott is one of the guitar world’s most respected luthiers, hand-crafting acoustic guitars for renowned guitar players for over 50 years.

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The Harold & Arlene Schnitzer CARE Foundation Endowed Fund for Excellence

Robert D. and Marcia H. Randall Charitable Trust, Fund for Lifelong Learning


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The Jackson Foundation
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