16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Intercultural Inuit Woman

I knew this would be the most difficult portrait. It took over 2 years of combing through Alaska and then the North West Territories of Canada before I was lead to the Keeper of Knowledge an elder residing in Toronto Canada. As it is illegal to import seal skin which the outfit is made of I traveled to Toronto to capture this portrayal.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2018
Date Uploaded: 10.2018
Photo Location: Toronto, Canada
Camera: NIKON D7100
Copyright: © Sheinina Raj