New season, adaptation

Here is glimpse of what is happening this week – modern day qaliq

No squirreling around but the left overs are still around peeking and their tales sticking out. Left over qaspeq materials can be useful for any garment. Happy fast sewing and spring.

Author: Nasek'taq

Yup'ik woman from Akiacuaq (Akiachak) Alaska, living in Fairbanks Alaska. Alaska Native Artist. I am a poet! I am a wife of an amazing man from South Lake Tahoe, CA and a mother of two children. I enjoy the outdoors in Alaska. I made a Yup'ik woman's traditional fancy parka, "Qaliq." I am in a process of working on a child size parka and other Yup'ik traditional clothing. I share wonderful things about Alaska, the arts and the outdoors.