Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from Yosemite National Park’s longest-tenured park employee, Julia Parker. Often described as a “national treasure” for ensuring the cultural legacy of the Miwok-Paiute people in Yosemite, Julia, along with her daughter, Lucy Parker, and granddaughter, Ursula Jones, will guide you through traditional basket-weaving techniques as you create your own unique basket. You will be immersed in Yosemite’s fascinating cultural history and hear the stories that have lived on through generations of families. This program begins Friday morning in Yosemite Valley and runs through Sunday afternoon.
All materials are provided, and you will take home your own beautiful handmade basket.
Experience package includes camping Sept. 25–29 at Upper Pines Campground in Yosemite Valley plus entry into Yosemite. Upgrade your package to stay at Yosemite Lodge at the Falls Sept. 25–29. Information about upgrading your package will be available once you have registered. Click here to see a suggested packing list for this program.
Watch Julia Parker on CNN to learn more about this living legend and her important cultural contributions.