Tunic

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Introduction

In the same way that First Nations today present a united front and support each other’s actions and beliefs, these artifacts testify to a continuity of tradition across every time period and along diverse paths. From the pre-European period to the present day aboriginal peoples have developed techniques adapted to their needs and resources.

With the development of trade relations with the Europeans and Euro-Canadians, foreign materials were incorporated by the First Peoples into their own tools and household articles. In many of these artefacts the new materials were incorporated using traditional construction techniques.

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