Salish weaving demo in Chilliwack
Experience the art of rare and beautiful Coast Salish weaving in Chilliwack this weekend.
Master Salish weaver Frieda George of Squiala will be sharing some of her stories and teachings of her elders, as well as showing folks how to make majestic weavings of their own.
The unique Coast Salish weaving session is part of a Cultural Experience Series at the Stó:lō Resource Centre at #10 7201 Vedder Road, Saturday May 19, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Organizers invite everyone and their neighbours to come and learn about the honourable position of the Salish Weaver and its special role in Stó:lō history.
According to anthropological teachings, the Sto:lo are part of the larger cultural family called the Coast Salish.
11 a.m.: Traditional welcome song and drumming
11:30 a.m.: Salish weaving history
12 noon: Traditional salmon dinner
1 p.m.: Learn and create with the artist