I presented the 13th of April at at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, CA for the IONA conference: From Fibre to Decorated Textiles in the Early North Atlantic: Making, Methods,Meaningsmy paper on ‘Preservation of Early medieval Fish leather tradition through Higher education’. I will be examining the historical application of fishskin, the disappearance of the craft, the importance of Women and fishskin in the Arctic and the future development of the craft to disseminate best practices in fashion higher education.