Gabriel Frey
Tribe:
Passamaquoddy (Indian Township)
Location:
Old Town, Maine

Gabriel Frey is a twelfth generation Passamaquoddy basket maker, specializing in sturdy pack baskets, market and utility baskets, and is one of the few basket makers making full size baby cradles. Gabriel carries on the tradition, high quality and style of his grandfather who taught him, while incorporating his own individual aesthetic, forms, and decorative weaves. His work reflects Passamaquoddy indigenous values of interconnectedness and reciprocity between people and the natural world, place, family, and all beings.