Born in Minnesota, Erdrich still lives in her home state, where she owns the independent shop, birchbark Books & Native Arts.
You are one of the rare authors who own independent bookstores (birchbark Books).
Then from his pocket he produced something which looked like a trumpet made of birchbark.
For that I had you stay here all day, making a birchbark basket.
But before Grace was picked up she saw Polly Jarley flash by in the birchbark.
Out of a strip of birchbark the lad twisted a cup and gave the child to drink.
He called the doe and fawn beautifully by using a thin leaf of birchbark between two flattened sticks.
When a birchbark seam begins to part there's no power on earth that will hold it when the canoe is heavily loaded.
It was of birchbark and Polly shot it along under the stroke of her paddle as though it had the weight of a feather.
The natives strip the birchbark from the trees while it is still green, and cut it into long threads like vermicelli.