Handmade Birch bark Basket made with birch bark, spruce root and red willow branch. hand Quilled with dyed porcupine quills.
Before trading times, before the time when Native people used beads to decorate their belongings they used Porcupine quills. Using items from nature to colour dye the quills and then creating patterns and designs with the quills on their Regalia and other belongings.
made by Ojibway Fisher Family 2019