The Thompson River Native American Indians are also known as; Ntlakyapamuk. Their ancestors and current population can be located in Frasier, Thompson and Nicola River Valleys in the Southwest British Columbia. Their language originates from a subdivision of the Salishan language group. There were several trading companies built in Thompson area. After 1858 miners came in looking for gold changing the overall lifestyles of the Natives in the area. Their baskets tell a story about their subsistence.
This basket is shaped into a hexagon. It is a sturdy basket to use for dry storage or display. It is in good shape with no damage. The rim has a herringbone weave. A beautiful basket to add to your collection.