Scarf - Thunderbird

Artist: Dale Edwards

The Cowichan Tribes registered “Cowichan”, “Genuine Cowichan”, and “Genuine Cowichan Approved” as trademarks for goods that “have been hand-knit in one piece in accordance with the traditional tribal methods by members of the Coast Salish Nation using raw, unprocessed, undyed, hand-spun wool, also made and prepared in accordance with traditional tribal methods.”

Artist Dale Edwards is originally from Kuper Island and is a member of the Coast Salish tribe. Dale and his family reside in Ladysmith, British Columbia. Cowichan style knitted products are a unique creation of the Northwest Coast Salish Natives and are a family venture. Dale knit hats, booties, scarves, mittens and sweaters. Dale was taught by his grandmother and has been knitting for over 20 years.

The Thunderbird is a mythical creature considered to be the most powerful of all spirits. The powers come from the curved appendages on their heads.

Length: 63"
Width: 4"t

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