Sunday, January 29, 2006

Miscellaneous Crafty

I call it a 'girl's first burl'. This spalted fir root came from the rotten core of the very last log Dave and I pulled out of the Soo Valley last December. When I feel like procrastinating I'll give it a scrape inside and out. Mastercrafters make bowls and jewelery boxes from this stuff. I haven't a clue what it will become yet.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi there,

Our boats' name is "Soo Valley". Odd name for a boat. What can you tell me about your Soo Valley?

10:57 PM  
Blogger Chief-Ten-Bears said...

I believe the Soo Valley is named after the Lil’wat Nation's pronunciation of the original name for it, 'Su7a'. It is their hereditary territory to this day.

11:48 PM  
Blogger Brian Jones said...

Thank you. Would 'Su7a' be pronounced "Soo Valley" or has it been 'englishized" how would "Su7a" be pronounced by a Lil'wat member? Thanks

11:24 AM  
Blogger Chief-Ten-Bears said...

I haven't a clue, but you may post or email that question at the Turtle Island Native Network:

1:02 PM  
Blogger Brian Jones said...

Thanks again...I'll give it a try!

4:45 PM  

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