Mary Sanipass
Tribe:
Micmac
Location:
Presque Isle, Maine

Mary Sanipass is a Micmac elder who continues to make forms that have been made in her and her late husband Donald’s families for generations. Mary focuses on baskets specific to Aroostook County, the potato basket and other gathering style and hunting baskets in the Native Maine tradition. She is the head of four generations, a family of expert basket makers.