Waterproofing with Spruce Pitch

Pinaceae Family  Picea sitchensis (Bong.) Carrière Sitka spruce Tlingit: Shéiyi (KayaanÍ Commission, 28) Picea glauca (Moench) Voss white spruce Picea mariana Mill. black spruce Additional Names Yup’ik name for spruce tree *unclear if it is for all spruce trees or only white spruce trees kevraartut (mid Kuskokwim) (Jernigan, K. A., …

Spruce Root Basketry

“The first lesson you learn is don’t be angry at anybody because your weaving will show it, and don’t think angry thoughts, and make sure your house is clean…” –Haida Weaver Delores Churchill The first basket I ever wove was a gods eye pattern of red osier dogwood (Cornus sericea …