This summer in Nain, workshops are being hosted to preserve a traditional way of crafting sealskin boots that the Inuit have used for generations.
Friends Kimberly Pilgrim and Veronica Flowers started a workshop series this summer to pass on the tradition of black-bottom sealskin boots — from the hunt to the finished pair. The black-bottom sealskin boots are made using a traditional waterproof stitch that is not known by many people in Nunatsiavut anymore
Both Pilgrim and Flowers were looking for summer work when they thought of doing their own workshops and paying others to share their knowledge with participants.
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