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Metis Sash Weaving On An Inkle Loom

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inkle_weaving

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…weaver, C. Henry

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…the eye of a string heddle is called a ‘mail’…

Louis Riel Day – February 16, 2015

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Carved Relief ‘Metis At Upper Fort Gary’, by G. Styrchak, Winnipeg, MB

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I have never been more honoured than when I was recently presented with a Metis sash from members of the community where I weekly attend and participate in Mass by playing liturgy on guitar.  I shall shortly go there to honour that community in song and dancing and feasting.  It’s a wonderful place and people and deeply tied in part to my own Scottish ancestors who came to North America in the early 1700’s…

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