The NYRRC is established under the Vuntut Gwitchin Final Agreement is a voice for local community members around the management of renewable resources including furbearers and commercial activities such as trapping. They are the local fur depot and can connect interested buyers with local trappers and crafters.
SKOOKUMbrand® is custom-made in Canada’s Yukon Territory by Northern Garments Inc. Winner of national awards for design and innovation, Northern Garments Inc. (NGI) is founded on principles of design integrity, quality workmanship, and sustainable & respectful resource use. Within these parameters, NGI makes clothing and accessories from the north, for the north.
Inspired by the wild and rugged north, Shelley’s products are her interpretation of the natural and often harsh elements of her environment. Her work explores the confluence of natural elements, converting them in metal to obscure the connection between natural forms and the body.
Lena was born and raised by her grandparents in the Teslin/Johnson's Crossing area. Taught by her grandmother to sew and tan moose skin, Lena makes a variety of products, including jackets, slippers, vests, mukluks and fur hats, with her home-tanned moose or caribou hides.