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Emily
Joanasie

Photo: Emily Joanasie
Credit: Artist
Emily
Joanasie

Medium:

fabric, seal skin, textile

Artistic Community:

Iqaluit, NU

Work

Biography

A former teacher, Iqaluit-based seamstress and entrepreneur Emily Joanasie is the owner of Miqsuqta! fabric store in Iqaluit, NU and a featured designer with Canada Goose’s Project Atigi line of parkas. Learning how to sew after the birth of her second child, Joanasie now has over ten years of experience as a seamstress and specializes in amautis and parkas. She sews both for her family and for sale and hopes to one day create warm garments to dress her future grandchildren.View Long Biography and Citations

Publications

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Title Year Author
Inuit designers launch new line of parkas for Canada Goose January 19, 2020 Jackie Mckay
Canada Goose Launches Second Edition of Project Atigi January 17, 2020 IAQ