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Eastern Woodlands
Aboriginal: Iroquois
1900-1915, 20th century
Tanned and smoked hide, cotton cloth, velvet, glass beads, cotton tape, wool tape, paper, cardboard, metal sequins, cotton thread
8.5 x 8.2 x 23 cm
Gift of Mr. David Ross McCord
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Keywords:  Moccasins (230)
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groupe4Published by groupe4 on 15/10/2013 11:04:39
1. Il s'agit d'une paire de mocassins utilisée par les mi'kmaqs. Nous avons choisi cette image, car nous trouvons ces mocassins coquets et nous sommes des femmes qui aiment les souliers.

- Quoi : Production de mocassins pour utilisation personnelle ou pour la revente dans les lieux populaires touristiques.

-Qui: Les iroquois, plus particulièrement les Mohawk et les Tuscarora.

-Quand: Au milieu du 19e siècle

-Où: Kahnawake et Niagara Falls

3. Aujourd'hui, l'utilisation est plus pour la forme d'expression culturelle.

4. Pas vraiment, car les Inuits vivent dans un milieu plus froid et ils ont besoin de souliers plus chauds.


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Beginning in the mid-19th century, the Iroquois, especially the Mohawk and Tuscarora Nations, produced a wide range of beadwork objects to sell at popular vacation spots. Beadworkers would set up stands at Kahnawake and Niagara Falls, where tourists could purchase the beautiful beadwork creations as souvenirs of their travels. These beaded moccasins, dating to the early 20th century, are good examples of beadwork that may have been made either for Native use or for sale to tourists. Today, beadwork continues to be an important form of cultural expression among the Iroquois people.