Jeanne Brink makes mostly smaller baskets. “I like to have something I can get my hands around,” she says while rifling through her cupboard of supplies. She is a master Abenaki (pronounced Ah-BAN-ah-kee) basketmaker, continuing a family tradition that stretches back over two hundred years. Her great-grandfather, originally from the Odanak Reservation in Quebec, moved to Vermont in the early decades of the twentieth century.
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