Ska'nyónhsa in the Mohawk language, is a leader and staple in cuisine, toolmaking, ceremonial and cultural life of Turtle Island's Indigenous nations. Using every part of the animal; their bones can be used to make tools; hair is used by expert Indigenous artisans for moose tufting and false embroidery to embellish regalia and accessories that are often treasured for many generations of a family. Many Indigenous families carry their own ancestral designs using moose hair in designing as cultural property; special permissions must be given from one generation to the next and to trusted artists to replicate these designs.
- Pendant is sterling silver 1.5 inches in length and includes chain
- Made in Canada
About Sapling and Flint: Teyotsihstokwáthe Dakota Brant & Yonenyà:kenht Jesse Brant, are proud Mohawk Turtle clan women born & raised in Six Nations of the Grand River Territory. At Sapling & Flint, their designs are "conversation pieces that share the story of Turtle Island". They are proud to keep their business Indigenous and local, partnering with Indigenous and Canadian business in the manufacturing processes. Their jewellery specializes in gold, and authentic wampum & sterling silver