Protection and Practicality

Protection from the elements

The Native Peoples of Canada have used natural materials to make effective headwear to protect them from sun, rain, wind and cold. Today, many Canadians wear headgear for work and sport that is constructed from manufactured materials, such as fibreglass, nylon and polyurethane.

Hare-Skin Hood

Combination Hat and Umbrella
Hutterite Sun Bonnet

Cowboy Hat

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