An exhibit on California Indian Cradle Basket Traditions created by the Marin Museum of the American Indian. Precious Cargo reveals what cradle baskets mean to California Indian families. By examining interrelated issues of birth, family, community, and health Precious Cargo presents a holistic view of Native traditions related to the design and use of cradle baskets.
This amazing tour is guided by our Tribal Youth Ambassador, Jayden Lim (Pomo), our Executive Director, Nicole Lim (Pomo), and culture bearer, Meyo Marrufo (Eastern Pomo).
Precious Cargo: California Indian Cradle Baskets and Childbirth Traditions