Thousands of masks being made in homes across Sask. – CBC

Apr 08, 2020

Lawyers, Indigenous powwow regalia makers, local designers all stepping up

People all over Saskatchewan are stepping up to make masks in hopes of slowing the spread of COVID-19.

Angel Whitestar, originally from Ocean Man First Nation, owns and operates Red Road Fashions out of her home on Piapot First Nation. She normally sews traditional garments for Indigenous people who dance powwow or simply want something nice to wear.

Lately, her orders have changed.

“When it first started I was looking at my fabric and wondering how I was going to help?”

Whitestar has now creating masks to help keep people safe during the pandemic She has already produced hundreds.

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