Sixteen year old Crystal Marie
Keet Mann (Tsimshian) smiles while she is busily weaving a cedar
bark hat at the Saxman Totem carving shed.
Mann started weaving at age
12 when she took her first cedar bark weaving class from Holly
Churchill (Haida). A year later, Crystal was one of three teens
selected by Churchill to apprentice under her to learn cedar
Mann has also been a student
of Churchill's mother, Delores Churchill, and has been working
with her own mother, Mary Mann, who is a weaver as well.