Couching - A process of finishing the top of the gourd using a variety of mediums such as pine needles, waxed linen, etc.
Dremel - A power tool used to make a raised pattern on the gourd.
Haida and Inuit - Both are Pacific Northwest Native American tribes located from the upper Straits of Washington, Vancouver Canada and throughout Alaska.
Puyallup - The Puyallup River runs through Puyallup Washington. Puyallup is also the homeland of the Puyallup Native American tribe.
More Glossary coming soon.