About Us

Our online store at www.silvermoccasin.com is open 24/7

The physical store is now closed but we are available most days and can be contacted by phone, email or snail mail!

ATTENTION LOCAL SHOPPERS

If you are in the P0J area code you have the option of picking up your order at Laura’s Art Shoppe in Cobalt.

We are 100% Aboriginal owned and operated. We are a Pre-qualified supplier with a PSAB certificate, which means that we meet all government eligibility criteria to be recognized as an Aboriginal owned and controlled business in Canada.

About Constance (Connie) Boyd (Owner)

Connie is of Ojibway, French and Irish decent. While growing up in northern Ontario she was greatly influenced by her native roots. Connie has been involved for over 30 years with Aboriginal community programs and native women’s issues. She has had a keen interest in the arts from an early age and likes to paint on various mediums such as canvas, birch bark and leather. Connie is also a singer, musician and owner of The Silver Moccasin.

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About Our Name

The Silver Moccasin name reflects the town of Cobalt’s historic silver mining camp theme and is also located on Silver Street (now our warehouse). The Moccasin represents the native culture and our specialty product.

About our Products

Our products include authentic Canadian made native arts and crafts, novelty gifts and souvenirs. Our specialty is moccasins made in Canada by Aboriginal owned companies as well as locally made moccasins. Great care is taken to ensure all products meet our standards of quality that in turn allows you the customer, complete satisfaction with your purchases.

Our Slogan

“Celebrating Canada’s First Nations History and Culture!”

Our Mission

To provide a shopping experience that will inform, inspire and satisfy the desire to purchase products that are meaningful as gifts or collectables while promoting Aboriginal culture and supporting Aboriginal artisans.

Our Story

The Silver Moccasin opened it’s doors in August of 2007 and shortly thereafter launched the first online store, which has been growing and gathering a solid online customer base ever since. The physical store was closed as of January 30th, 2019.

Inside Silver Moccasin

We are very happy to be doing what we do for a living! Making crafts and doing artwork is a favourite pastime of ours. Some of the products we produce ourselves and include original paintings on canvas, art cards, leather bags, jewelry, friendship and talking feathers, smudge kits and craft kits. Other products are purchased directly from Indigenous artisans in our local community and other First Nations communities in Canada.

We hope you enjoy your visit and please do come back so you don’t miss out on new products and updates on news and events!

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Thank you for shopping at The Silver Moccasin!
Connie