Beaded Moosehide Slippers- Butterfly Design

Karen Nicloux

  • $200.00
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  • Handmade in Yukon by Karen Nicloux
  • Commercially tanned moosehide
  • Lined with fleece
  • Rabbit trim 
  • Beaded butterfly design
  • Approx ladies size 7
  • Karen is a member of the First Nation of Na-Cho Nyäk Dun. She has been embroidering and sewing traditional clothing since she was 12 years old, having learned from her mother, Martha Buyck.
  • 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.