Fabric Designer: Tamara Malcolm, Serpent River First Nation
“A special ceremony is held when a young woman starts her very first moon. This young woman works alongside her women mentors. These women provide her with the teachings and guidance that she will need to move forward throughout her life. Teachings that will help prepare her to become a life giver. This young woman abstains from eating berries and dancing in certain ceremonies for one full year. One year later aceremony is held to mark the end of the young woman’s berry fast.
During the 13 moons that pass this fabric is used to make a dress that will help guide girls through their journey into womanhood. “
44 inches Wide / 100% Cotton