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Making traditional seal skin boots in Kuujjuaq

It may be a little hot for seal skin boots in July, even in Northern Quebec. But they come in handy when the sub zero temperatures come back around in the winter.

While many women in Nunavik still make traditional parkas and mittens, the practice of making seal skin boots - or kamiks - has declined. But some women in Kuujjuaq are working hard to learn the skill, and pass it on to a new generation.

Our Ainslie MacLellan visited a class earlier this year, to learn what goes into making kamiks.

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