Native Americans went though the procss of making coil baskets. Pine needles are a big part of making coil baskets. Native Americans used coil baskets for holding nuts and dried corn and other things they eat. Lots of Native Americans used coil baskets. If you want to make one go to http://www.nativetech.org/coil/coiinstr.html and if you want to get more information go to http://www.nativeweb.org.NativeTech/coil/coilform.html.