Salla bags are soft twined bags, woven with a unique full-turn twining method long practiced by Native Americans of the mid-Columbia River region. The bags were used primarily for gathering roots and medicines but were also used to gather nuts, seeds, and for the storing of dried foods. Prior to European contact, the bags were constructed primarily of dogbane, also known as Indian Hemp. After contact, they were often made with manufactured cotton, hemp, or jute twines. Course is two non-consecutive days.
Date: Feb 25 and March 11, 2017
Location: Issaquah, WA
Length: 1 day
Cost: $125 (includes all class materials)
NOTE: This course occurs over two Saturdays, with homework in-between.