Ribbon Skirt

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Ribbon skirts are contemporary items made by indigenous seamstresses. The skirts in store were made by Plains Cree seamstress Jasmyn Albert.
Traditionally women put ribbon on their dresses and mens shirts because it is believed it to be healing and a way of protection from negativity. They were worn in ceremony and in the presence of an elder. Present day they are worn by both indigenous and non-indigenous allies to show pride. Still holding their traditional meaning, they have been adapted into everyday wear. Ribbon skirts can be worn by anyone, ensuring you understand what it represents and it is made by an indigenous seamstress.

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Jasmyn Albert of Saskatoon SK, Treaty 6 Territory is a Plains Cree and Métis woman. She has been sewing since she was 2 years old, carrying on her grandmother’s teachings. Bringing meaning to her business name “nohkum okiskimowina” my grandmothers teachings, in the Cree language.

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Ribbon skirts are contemporary items made by indigenous seamstresses. The skirts in store were made by Plains Cree seamstress Jasmyn Albert.
Traditionally women put ribbon on their dresses and mens shirts because it is believed it to be healing and a way of protection from negativity. They were worn in ceremony and in the presence of an elder. Present day they are worn by both indigenous and non-indigenous allies to show pride. Still holding their traditional meaning, they have been adapted into everyday wear. Ribbon skirts can be worn by anyone, ensuring you understand what it represents and it is made by an indigenous seamstress.

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Jasmyn Albert of Saskatoon SK, Treaty 6 Territory is a Plains Cree and Métis woman. She has been sewing since she was 2 years old, carrying on her grandmother’s teachings. Bringing meaning to her business name “nohkum okiskimowina” my grandmothers teachings, in the Cree language.

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