The First Sunglasses Were Not Made For Beaches

Inuit, Yup’ik and other Arctic-living Indigenous peoples have been handcrafting sunglasses for at least 2,000 years. /// Cover art by: Megan Hunt, Nunavut artist currently based in Iqaluit. Follow her on Instagram: @mutecutes /// They go by many names. β€œIlgaak” in the Nunavut Kivalliq dialect, β€œiggaak” in the North Baffin dialect, β€œnikaugek” to Central Yup’ik…

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