Inez Shiwak, Rigolet, Labrador: Fibre

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Born and raised in Rigolet, Labrador, I am a seal skin craft producer who learned to work with the material from my mother, who in turn learned the skill from her mother. I am proud of the fact that this skill has been passed down for generations in my family and I have seen the change in our craft from the necessity of my grandmother’s time. I am a seamstress and also have been working in film and video for several years, sharing knowledge which is at the heart of Inuit traditions.

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