Northwest coast weaving of spruce root baskets by Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian weavers are mathematical masterpieces. Spruce Root baskets embody mathematical concepts such as linear equations, and geometric designs.
What are the mathematical attributes of spruce root baskets and how are they measured or calculated? How can mathematics be used to provide models that help us interpret the stories of the world around us, data and make predictions? What can we learn about a culture through its art forms?