Bebìa Kwìt’a means Baby Tump-Line in Tlicho, also known as a “Baby Belt”. Baby belts support a baby on the mother’s hip, by slinging the belt under the child’s seat and securing the strap across the shoulder. Whether it was 50 years, or 100 years ago, Dene mothers continue to use baby belts today.
Baby belt made out of white Stroud with floral beading, with commercial hide straps. 74 inches in length.
Baby belt made out of Stroud cloth, glass beads, moose hide, caribou hide and goose...