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The blades were set into grooves in wood, bone, or antler to make cutting tools or hunting spears. People stopped using microblade technology several thousand years ago. produce a great quantity of dried salmon and salmon oil. They traded the salmon with neighbouring Secwepemc tribes who lived farther to the east. These people in turn traded the dried salmon with the Cree of the Plains. One unique trade good, obsidian, helps us understand the age and extent of the trade economy. Obsidian is a glass-like volcanic rock which was highly prized in cutting tools.

Their neighbours to the southeast are the Wet’suwet’en, who are related to the Dakelh people, but have also adapted many aspects of the Northwest Coast culture of the Gitxsan. In most of the northern interior, people adapted to the harsh climate and more limited resources by developing a very flexible society. The basic social unit was the extended family, which moved about during the year according to the season and the availability of game. Theirs was a mobile society, ready to hunt, fish, and trap to gather resources as they travelled throughout a large territory.

However, even in this brief look at their society, we can appreciate the complexity of their spiritual culture, and how, still today, it is integrated with their relationship to the land. living on the land to it a series of wooden rods which were individually marked and decorated. These rods represented the Elders of the village, and through the rods, each Elder was introduced to the salmon. Having been welcomed, the salmon was boiled and shared among the whole community. Everyone who took part in the ceremony later gave one salmon to the seer.

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