On Canadian Ground - Stories of Footwear in Early Canada See more of the Virtual Museum of Canada
ExhibitionMemorable Shoes

KAMIKS OF THE INUIT
MOCCASINS OF THE FIRST NATIONS
CHANGING STYLES - THE ROLE OF TRADE & VOYAGEURS
CANOE
THE TRADING POST
CHANGING STYLES THROUGH CONTACT
MÉTIS CLOTHING
THE ENDURING MOCCASIN WITH VARIATIONS
SETTLERS USER MOCCASINS AND SNOWSHOES
SHOES FOR A NEW LAND
SHOES MADE IN THE AGE OF THE CRAFTSMAN
CANADIAN FOOTWEAR IN THE AGE OF THE MACHINE
Genre Studies of habitants and Indians
Genre Studies of habitants and Indians: 7 Indian figures in European and Indian dress and 6 habitant figures
Changing Styles Through Contact

Contact between the First Nations and Europeans brought new goods to the indigenous people and taught Europeans how to adapt their clothing to the Canadian environment.

Each group influenced the other’s footwear.

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