Nootka natives live in NW Canada. They used a lot of cedar in the construction of their dwellings and crafts. This match stick holder was probably woven as a souvenir. What a great collectors item, the novelty alone is worth having it.
In excellent condition, this Yokuts cooking basket (c. 1900) has a diameter of 20 inches and is 16 inches deep. The foundation is probably bundled deer grass stalks which are coiled with split sedge root. The Yokuts are a group of linguistically related