Making Kamiit

ᐃᓅᓂᑯ ᐸᖕᓂᖅᑑᒥ, ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ, ᐃᓕᓴᐃᔨ ᒥᖅᓱᖅᑎ ᒥᐊᓕ ᐋᑯᓗᔾᔪᒃ ᐊᔪᕆᖅᓲᔾᔨᕗᖅ ᐅᖃᓕᒫᖅᑎᓂᒃ ᑲᒻᒥᔪᓐᓇᖁᓪᓗᒋᑦ. ᓂᕈᐊᖅᓯᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐃᒻᒪᒍᓐᓇᖖᒋᑦᑐᓂᒃ ᒥᖅᓱᕐᓂᕐᒥᒃ, ᐅᖃᓕᒫᒐᖅ ᐅᓇ ᐊᑐᖅᑐᖅ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᑐᖃᕐᒥᒃ ᒫᓐᓇᕐᓂᓴᕐᓂᒃ ᑲᒥᓕᐅᕈᑎᓂᒃ ᐊᑐᕐᓗᓂ ᐊᑑᑎᓕᖕᓂᒃ ᑐᑭᓕᖕᓂᒃ ᒥᖅᓱᖅᑎᓄᑦ.

Born in Pangnirtung, Nunavut, teacher and seamstress Mary Akulukjuk walks readers through making their very own traditional sealskin kamiik. From selecting skins to waterproof stitching, this book applies traditional knowledge to contemporary kamik-making in a way that is both relevant and practical for the modern sewing enthusiast.

Written by Mary Akulukjuk

Paperback (Inuktitut) ISBN: 978-1-77227-296-3 | $19.95 | 8.5″ x 9″ | 36 pages | Full-colour photographs