Robert Haygens

This week is a rebroadcast of Anne Kimzey, folklorist with the Alabama State Council on the Arts, interviewing Robert Haygens of Opp about making white oak baskets and teaching his traditional craft through the support of the Alabama Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program.   Mr. Haygens walks listeners through the entire basket making process from selecting the right tree, to weaving the oak splits, to attaching the rim and handles.

This special radio series will air every Sunday at 2:00 P.M., on the Troy University Public Radio Network at:  

  • WTSU 89.9 (Montgomery and Troy)
  • WRWA 88.7 (Dothan)
  • WTJB 91.7 (Columbus and Phenix City) 

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