Birch Forest with Sally Milne

Sally Milne who is a birch bark biter. She wanders through the forest gathering just the right kind of bark to use in her works. She explains the origin of birch biting and its importance to the people. From gathering from the tree and the peeling of layers, every step is intricate and teaches the importance of patience. To ensure her tradition lives on, she passes on her techniques to new generations by teaching in the schools and letting the children learn first-hand the gathering and biting processes.


 

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