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Ujaraatsiaq’s Garments



May Ningeongan, an Inuk fashion designer from Salliq, Nunavut, preserves Inuit sewing traditions through her brand, Ujaraatsiaq’s Garments. With her mother, Elizabeth Ningeongan, a renowned seamstress, May combines traditional Inuit sewing techniques with modern designs to continue the legacy of Inuit sewing.

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Kiluk Collection

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Ujaraatsiaq’s Garments

The Kiluk Collection by Ujaraatsiaq’s Garments highlights oversized traditional Inuit women’s tattoo designs, skillfully appliqued onto outerwear. These intricate designs, such as the ‘Y’ denoting caribou antlers and the ‘Zig Zag’ symbolizing the Qulliq flames, share evolving narratives of Inuit expression.