NationalNews

‘It belongs in a museum’: Rare sealskin parka donated to Edmonton Goodwill store

Source: CTV News, January 7, 2020

EDMONTON — The search is on to find a new home for a small piece of Canada’s history – a rare sealskin parka that was donated to an Edmonton thrift store.

A sealskin parka was dropped off at the Whyte Avenue Goodwill location last week. The coat likely dates back to the 1960s or 70s, and bears a tag “Handmade by Eskimos, Holman NWT Canada.”

Because of the heritage value of the item, Goodwill felt that it wasn’t appropriate to put it on the floor for sale, and is instead trying to find a museum in Alberta or northern Canada to take the coat.

Read full article here…

Image Source: CTV News 

For the latest information and for more updates on everything Kindersley ‘Like’ the Kindersley Social Facebook page below…

For the latest information and for more updates on everything Kindersley,
‘Like’ the Kindersley Social Facebook page!

Related Articles

Back to top button