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Coast Salish Books

Salish Weaving

Salish Weaving: Primitive and Modern, As Practised by the Salish Indians of South West British Columbia
An early history of weaving, preparation of materials, native dyes and dyeing, the loom, the warp, the weaves and Salish designs.

Working with Wool: A Coast Salish Legacy and the Cowichan Sweater
Cowichan sweaters, with their distinctive bands of design and untreated, handspun wool, have been a British Columbia icon since the early years of the twentieth century, but few people know the full story behind the garment.


Contemporary Coast Salish Art
By carving, weaving, and painting their stories into ceremonial and utilitarian objects, Coast Salish artists render tangible the words and ideas that have been the architecture of this remarkable Pacific Northwest Coast culture.

Coast Salish: Coast Salish governments, Coast Salish peoples, Cowichan knitting, Salish weaving, Squamish Nation, Douglas Treaties
Coast Salish refers to a cultural or ethnographic designation of a subgroup of the First Nations in British Columbia, Canada and Native American cultures in Washington, and Oregon in the United States who speak one of the Coast Salish languages.
UK: Coast Salish

Contemporary Coast Salish Art
By carving, weaving, and painting their stories into ceremonial and utilitarian objects, Coast Salish artists render tangible the words and ideas that have been the architecture of this remarkable Pacific Northwest Coast culture steeped in the ritual and beauty of storytelling and mythology.
UK: Contemporary Coast Salish Art

S’abadeb, The Gifts: Pacific Coast Salish Art and Artists
Sculpture in wood, stone, and bone – including monumental house posts – as well as expertly crafted basketry, woven regalia, and works in glass, print media, and painting showcase a sweeping artistic tradition and its contemporary vibrant manifestations.
UK: S’abadeb, The Gifts

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