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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
Ojibway Chief 'Mani-tow-wah-bay', 1845 (Paul Kane)
Ojibway Chief 'Mani-tow-wah-bay', 1845 (Paul Kane)
The Enduring Moccasin with Variations

As it was so well adapted to local conditions, the moccasin continued to be worn by the First Nations people, even while other elements of their clothing changed to European styles.

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