Sealskin corsets, porcupine earrings, polar bear claw necklaces, ivory rings – you’re bound to see something out of the ordinary at the Alaska Federation of Natives Annual Convention. And that’s why I love AFN. It’s like a fashion show around every corner.
Impeccable craftsmanship and luxe materials are synonymous with haute couture Parisian runways, and the same can be found right here in the Last Frontier, too. I hope you enjoy a few snapshots of the Alaska Native wearable arts spotted at AFN 2013.