Inuit made sealskin kamiks by Mona Netser

Inuit made sealskin kamiks by Mona Netser - look at that gorgeous balance of colour and dark/light!

Lots of amazing Inuit w/ their handmade sealskin kamiks

Lots of amazing Inuit w/ their handmade sealskin kamiks /im innn loveeee - must be like heaven on their feet! all cozy warm ~ jealous.

Ceremonial Kamik boots worn by Greenlandic women are made of sealskin, and decorated with lace, embroidery, and avittat (dyed sealskin leather, cut into small pieces and sewn together — the lower border on the boots above).

Ceremonial Kamik boots worn by Greenlandic women are made of sealskin, and decorated with lace, embroidery, and avittat (dyed sealskin leather, cut into small pieces and sewn together — the lower border on the boots above).

Most Inuit prefer waterproof skin kamiks instead of contemporary rubberized boots because the animal skin is porous and breathable which does not allow condensation to build up and permits perspiration to escape, reducing the amount of moisture build-up inside the boots. Kamiks made by Ida Karpik from Pangnirtung, Baffin Island, Nunavet in 1987. A Step Into the Bata Shoe Museum: Walking Through Winter

By BSM Senior Curator Elizabeth Semmelhack This winter has been one full of more than the average amount of ice and snow here in.

Grl. Dragt kamik

Grl. Dragt kamik

Inuit made sealskin kamiks by Igah Etuangat

Inuit made sealskin kamiks by Igah Etuangat

On Canadian Ground - Kamiks of the Inuit

On Canadian Ground - Kamiks of the Inuit

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