Beaded Moosehide Slipper-Abstract Design
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- Handmade in Northwest Territories by Karen Cumberland
- Home tanned moosehide
- Beaver trim
- Beaded abstract design
- Approx ladies size 8
- Karen (Kotchea) Cumberland was born and raised in the small northern community of Fort Liard, Northwest Territories. There she has practiced traditional artwork from a very young age. Originally taught by her mother, Karen made her first peices when she was just 10 years old, and continues to create today.
- The word moccasin originates from the Algonquin language. This word was used by settlers and has come to refer to any kind of indigenous slipper. Each First Nation have their own style of slipper that have been in constant creation for generations, generally handed down through one generation teaching the next.