Arts and Crafts

Buckskin Dress
Buckskin Dress. Courtesy of the Secwepemc Cultural Education Society

“The ethic of “knucwentwécw”, helping one another, existed not only during hunting and berry picking trips, but also in domestic tasks, like tanning hides, which, throughout this time was a time-consuming activity that required great skill.

It produced not only the raw material for shoes and shirts but also for buckskin moccasins and gloves were sold to generate some cash income for households.