Karelia catalogue excerpt via Kitka Blog. 
Karelia was a Finnish modern design store in Toronto, one of the first to introduce groundbreaking Finnish design to North Americans. The important role of Karelia in Canadian design is highlighted at the Marimekko Exhibit at the Textile Museum of Canada on now until May 12.

Karelia catalogue excerpt via Kitka Blog

Karelia was a Finnish modern design store in Toronto, one of the first to introduce groundbreaking Finnish design to North Americans. The important role of Karelia in Canadian design is highlighted at the Marimekko Exhibit at the Textile Museum of Canada on now until May 12.

Selkirk Treaty, 1817. Signed between five First Nations chiefs and Lord Selkirk.
"The chiefs signed using their totems, which indicated their community affiliations."

Selkirk Treaty, 1817. Signed between five First Nations chiefs and Lord Selkirk.

"The chiefs signed using their totems, which indicated their community affiliations."

Pangnirtung, Nunavut, Canada. Photo by George Hunter. Sometime between 1945 and 1950. 

Pangnirtung, Nunavut, Canada. Photo by George Hunter. Sometime between 1945 and 1950. 

Inuit gathered in an igloo for their meal (Still from the National Film Board film “Land of the Long Day”). 1952, Devon Island, Northwest Territories (now Nunavut).

Inuit gathered in an igloo for their meal (Still from the National Film Board film “Land of the Long Day”). 1952, Devon Island, Northwest Territories (now Nunavut).

Campbell Block, West Toronto Junction, 1889. Now ‘The Junction’ neighbourhood in Toronto

Campbell Block, West Toronto Junction, 1889. Now ‘The Junction’ neighbourhood in Toronto

Annie Stephen from Aishihik, tarning leather pelts. 

Annie Stephen from Aishihik, tarning leather pelts. 

fort gary at the red and assiniboine river junction, today know as ‘the forks”  in winnipeg. painting circa 1872.

fort gary at the red and assiniboine river junction, today know as ‘the forks”  in winnipeg. painting circa 1872.

voyageurs. 

voyageurs.