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  • 5 Great Gift Ideas for Father’s Day (He Will Absolutely Love Number 4)

    This Father’s Day, take the time to express your appreciation. Fathers are the unsung heroes of our culture. For this reason, they deserve our respect and recognition regardless of what day of the year it is. And here at Mocs N More, we make that process a lot easier with our high-quality Indigenous products.
  • 9 Unique Gift Ideas That Support Canadian Indigenous Design Artists

    As a result of the talent and skill of Indigenous artists, we here at Mocs N More want to honour these creators. Here are 9 unique gift ideas that support Canadian Indigenous design artists
  • The History of Mukluks

    Mukluks are gentle boots typically produced from animal hide, made by Canada's First Peoples for comfort, heat, and mobility in adverse weather conditions and environments. The term 'mukluk' stems from the Yupik term maklak, which means bearded seal – an integral animal for indigenous garments in the north.
  • The Rich History of Moccasins

    We all know what moccasins are, however, very few of us know how they came to be. The origins of this versatile brand of footwear offer a rich history that stretches across a vast timeline. In this post, we’ll explore the rich history of the moccasin from its humble beginnings to its extensive upbringing, to its modern-day resurgence.
  • Hygienic Footwear: 6 Essential Tips for Taking Care of Your Moccasins

    Your moccasins do more than just keep you warm in the chilly winters, they also add style to your appearance. They subtly project certain qualities about you to others without you ever saying a word. And with this being the case, it makes sense that you’d want your moccasins to be taken care of and well-kempt so they can continue talking you up wherever you go.

    Here are 6 essential moccasin care tips for taking care of your footwear.
  • The Rich History of Canada's Indigenous People

    The First Nations, Inuit, and Metis people (also known as Indigenous peoples) are the native citizens of Canada -- its original inhabitants. And despite the trials, tribulations, and hardships our people have faced over the years -- and continue to face today -- we have formed and fashioned the evolution of Canada, and continue to make cultural strides despite difficulty and misfortune.
  • Moccasins and Mukluks: What's the Difference?

    The Canadian North exhibits one of the most frigid and formidable climates in the world. With such extreme temperatures, you can only imagine the difficulty that the locals have trying to adapt. One of the main ways the Inuit and Yupik people of the Canadian North have adapted is through their clothing -- namely, their footwear.

    If you’ve ever wondered what the difference is between moccasins and mukluks, then read on.

  • 5 Interesting Facts About Canadian Indigenous Art

    Did you know that the history of Canadian Indigenous Art dates back thousands of years? These ancient humans eventually became the Indigenous people of Canada. And because of their extensive history, they have developed a rich sense of cultural refinement that spreads into everything they do -- from the food they eat, the clothes they wear, and even to the art they create.
  • Every Child Matters: The Meaning Behind the Orange Shirt

    September 30th is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Also known as Orange Shirt Day, this date commemorates the expanse of time of the 1860s to the 1990s. It was during this period that close to 150,000 Inuit, Metis, and First Nations children were taken from their parents and sent to residential schools.