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Moccasins for the royal baby


Last updated 9/28/2013 at 11:36am

Phil Hossack/Winnipeg Free Press

Edna Nabess shows off the pair of baby moccasins she made in her shop, Cree-ations in Winnipeg, for Britain’s newest prince, Prince George Alexander Louis.

WINNIPEG, MB—Among the many gifts that the new prince will receive will be a pair of baby moccasins sewn especially for Prince George Alexander Louis by Winnipeg’s Edna Nabess. Also, his parents, Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge Katherine, received a pair of mukluks.

The tiny traditional moccasins were sent to Windsor Castle by Assembly of First Nations Grand Chief Shawn Atleo.

“Definitely it’s a big deal,” Nabess told the Winnipeg Free Press. “I’m excited to be a part of it.”

Nabess creates her traditional leather footwear from her store on Main Street called Cree...

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