Peggy Brennan, now known as Peggy Sanders Shelden is a Cherokee basket maker living in Oklahoma. She founded the Oklahoma Native American Basketweavers Association in 2000.
Peggy is among the modern weavers of Cherokee baskets, including river cane basketry. Peggy learned double-walled weaving from legendary third-generation basket maker Mavis Doering (1929-2007). Dedicated to preserving the craft, Peggy creates and designs baskets.
River cane baskets made by modern and traditional Cherokee weavers spotlight the New World floral native's uniqueness.
River cane is the medium that singles out Cherokee weavers as unique Native American designers of double weave baskets.