- the westernmost of the Aleutian Islands: Japanese occupation 1942–43.
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Some real Attu and Atka baskets were found here at prices ranging from one hundred dollars up.
At its best, the basketry of the islands of Atka and Attu in the Aleutian chain is the most beautiful in the world.
The Attu weaver has her basket inverted and suspended by a string, working from the bottom down toward the top.
The warp hangs loose from the rude loom, and the wool is woven upward, as in Attu and Haidah basketry.
The Attu weaver uses the stems and leaves of grass, having no trees and few plants.
- the westernmost of the Aleutian Islands, off the coast of SW Alaska: largest of the Near Islands