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The Haida were skilled weavers. They used cedar bark and spruce roots to weave mats, capes, baskets, ropes and hats. Baskets were used for cooking, carrying, and gathering. Haida baskets held many items, such as water, seaweed, clams and berries.
Step 4. Fold the strips up on all four sides to form the sides of the basket. Use a ruler to make a sharp crease.
Step 5. Glue two strips together to make a long strip. Weave this strip to start the sides of the basket. Fold and glue the strip at each corner to make a nice square shape. When you have finished the first row, cut off the leftover piece of the strip and glue the ends together at the corner. Continue to weave the other strips until you have a basket that's four rows high.