Almira Jackson, member of the Assiniboine tribe, discusses moving to Fraser and Wolf Point, Montana, after her marriage to Theodore Jackson in 1935. She talks about her history of quilting and describes the fabrics, design process, color, and top quilting that go into the creation of a quality quilt. Jackson also discusses the importance of star quilts in the community and the role the quilts play in tribal honoring ceremonies.
Star quilts; History of quilting; Fork Peck Indian Reservation; Assiniboine tribe, Montana
Star Quilts Oral History Project, OH 285, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library
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Oral History Number
1 sound cassette (00:27:25 min.) analog + 1 transcript (9 p.: 28 cm.)
OH 285-002.mp3; OH 285-002.pdf
Jackson, Almira, "Almira Jackson Interview" (1992). Star Quilts Oral History Project. 5.