Adapted from the beautiful "Coast Salish Pattern" Wool Blanket design, these vibrant crew socks are the perfect way to rock bold Coast Salish art on the go!
This design was created by Louie Gong (Nooksack) after researching traditional Coast Salish weaving. Although our socks are created using modern technology, it was very important to Louie that he create a design that could be replicated with traditional Coast Salish weaving methods.
Coast Salish art is rarely represented in contemporary textiles, and Louie is proud to help push this particular, often overlooked form to the forefront of Native art and product offerings.
This design was created by Louie Gong (Nooksack) after researching traditional Coast Salish weaving. Although...
The "Thunderbird Arrives" blanket is available at the Eighth Generation's Pike Place Market store. The...
This unique butterfly - composed of two abstract eagles on either side of the Space Needle - is Louie's homage to a city undergoing rapid transformation. It stands as a reminder to both long-time Seattleites and recent transplants that the city's character is rooted in its rich history and communities, and an understanding of this history should lead our decision making as we plan for the future.
Over the last few years, this design has also grown to symbolize Indigenous presence and unity. It was initially developed in 2010 as branding for the Seattle Indian Health Board’s Indigenous Cultures Day event. In 2015, a variation of this design was also adopted as the mark of Seattle’s successful movement to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous People’s Day.
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