Odelia Smith

Odelia Smith is Neekah’s mother. She is from Tsartlip First Nation, near Victoria, BC. Her people come from Cowichan and Port Alberni. She has been a knitter since she was a young girl and hopes that Neekah will love to knit as much as she does. Odelia and Sylvia have been friends for many years.

Books by Odelia Smith

A lyrical celebration of the tradition of Cowichan knitting among the Coast Salish peoples and the joy of creating something with your hands.