Photostory # 73: Cowichan Reserve, B.C.: Fleece with a future

Gar Lunney
National Film Board of Canada
Release Date
September 25, 1956
CMCP fonds
Credit Line
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography fonds, National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives
Main Text
Buster Mathews' store in the small village of Koksilah, B.C., is the only wholesale outlet of Cowichan sweaters in America. Since the Indian women knit only when they feel like it, the store is never overstocked.