Klamath/Modoc Indian Baskets
The Klamath/Modoc Indians lived near the California/Oregon border in Modoc County,
Their Basketry is made up of tule and dyed tule.
Ceremonial Gift Baskets, Gambling Trays, Cone shaped Burden Baskets, Baskery Figures and
Hats, all make up the basketry of these Indians.
They made use of dyed porcupine quills, yarn, and glass beads.
Twined baskets are their specialty.
Klamath/Modoc/Shasta Internet Sites
Cheewa James Story of the Modoc
Indians: The Modoc Indians: A Native American Saga
A History of Fort Klamath:
Established on September 5, 1863 by Major Charles C. Drew. from Oregon Military Camps and Forts.
Summary of Klamath Life
and Culture: Marlene M. Martin
and Terminating a Klamath Indian Reservation
Brief Tour of the Shaw Historical Library
by Victoria Scott, Librarian, Shaw Historical
Mount Shasta: Historic Photographs
Klamath River Corridor
in far northwestern California
OF CALIFORNIA INDIAN HISTORY -
Modoc - By:
Professor Edward D. Castillo
with Klamath/Modoc/Shasta Baskets
Favell Museum: Klamath Falls, Oregon
Klamath County Museum: Klamath Falls, Oregon
Modoc County Museum: 600 S. Main St., Alturas,
CA 96101-4117 Phone: (916) 233-2944 or 916-233-6328
Lava Beds National Monument: Near Tule Lake,
Sutter's Fort Indian Museum: Sacramento, Cal