Folks Dressed Up Like Eskimos

Everybody knows a turkey and some mistletoe helps to make the season bright, but not many people know how Eskimos dress.

Eskimos (in Canada, at least) generally prefer to be referred to as Inuit, which means "people" in Inuktitut, the language of the Inuit. Inuit have a variety of modes of dress.

This website shows you the diversity of Inuit style, so you can visualize it better, when you hear the song during this Christmas season.

Let's challenge the stereotypes! Email me your pictures at folksdresseduplikeeskimos@gmail.com

Nakurmiik!!

Joseph Flowers, Inuk from Nunatsiavut and Nunavik
Here’s a picture of my Mom and Me. I’m wearing my standard-feature Hilfiger jeans, black blundstones, a different Club Chasse et Peche t-shirt than the one I wore in the other picture below, my North Face jacket, my Pat Metheny Orchestrion baseball cap, and my Dolce and Gabbana glasses. Mom’s wearing a Columbia coat, some pants that were donated to the women’s shelter, where my Mom works, and some unknown brand sneakers and glasses. She is carrying a cane which she purchased at the drug store, and uses to help her walk around.

Here’s a picture of my Mom and Me. I’m wearing my standard-feature Hilfiger jeans, black blundstones, a different Club Chasse et Peche t-shirt than the one I wore in the other picture below, my North Face jacket, my Pat Metheny Orchestrion baseball cap, and my Dolce and Gabbana glasses. Mom’s wearing a Columbia coat, some pants that were donated to the women’s shelter, where my Mom works, and some unknown brand sneakers and glasses. She is carrying a cane which she purchased at the drug store, and uses to help her walk around.

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