Artists and Designers

Photo by: Nadya Kwandibens / Artist: Celeste Pedri-Spade

@lisa.beading

Haisla First Nation / Canada

Craft

Lisa.beading is handmade one-of-a-kind beadwork made in small batches by mixed Indigenous Haisla/British artist Lisa Walker. Lisa operates from her…

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#she was a free spirit

Inuvialuit / Canada

Craft

Erica Lugt is an Inuvialuit artist from Tuktoyaktuk, NT. #SheWasAFreeSpirit is Erica’s brand that comes from a pure place of…

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Ahlazua – Indigenous Woman Made

Mvskoke Creek-Euchee, Choctaw, Diné (Navajo) / USA

Craft

Rykelle “Ahlazua” Kemp (Choctaw, Mvskoke Creek-Euchee & Diné) Creates wearable art with a modern and traditional approach. Her work represents…

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Algonquin Textiles

Kitigan Zibi / Canada

Textiles

Indigenous-owned textiles shop specializing in pow wow fabrics and hard-to-find materials.

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Amy Malbeuf

Métis

Craft / Fashion / Textiles

Amy Malbeuf is an award-winning Métis visual artist. Amy is from Rich Lake, Alberta, Treaty 6 territory and she lives…

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Anemki Art Collective

Ahnishnaabe / Canada

Craft / Fashion

Anemki Art Collective supports Indigenous makers from Northern Ontario. For the IFA marketplace, the collective will represent about 20 makers…

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Angel Aubichon

Cree-Metis / Canada

Craft / Fashion

Angel Aubichon is a Cree-Metis Designer and Co-founder of Indi City. She was born and raised in Northern Saskatchewan and…

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Anishinaabe Bimishimo

Anishinaabe / Canada

Fashion

16-year-old Émilie McKinney is from Swan Lake First Nation, Manitoba and is a bilingual student (French and English) at École…

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Anne Mulaire

Metis / Canada

Fashion

Richly inspired by her Anishinaabe/French Métis heritage, Anne Mulaire is the sustainable brand of fashion designer Andréanne (Anne) Mulaire Dandeneau.…

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Arctic Luxe

Inupiat / USA

Fashion

Bobby Brower is an Inupiaq fashion artist and furrier born and raised in Utqiagvik, Alaska. She is now the designer…

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Assinewe Jewelry

Ojibwe / Canada

Craft

Assinewe Jewelry specializes in beadwork and clay jewelry, incorporating traditional Ojibwe styles and techniques into fashionable contemporary designs. Edie and…

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Audrey Deroy

Anishinaabe / Canada

Craft

Audrey is from Anizaatikoong (Lac Des Mille Lacs) First Nation and currently resides in Thunder Bay, Ontario. She is an…

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Ayimach ᐊᔨᒪ

Metis / Canada

Fashion

Jason Baerg is an Indigenous curator, educator, and visual artist. Recent curatorial projects include exhibitions with Toronto’s Nuit Blanche and…

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Beadz By Dre

Mohawk / Canada

Craft

Andrea Johns (she/her) is a Kanien’kehá:ka/Mohawk beadwork artist, focusing on fine jewellery, portraiture and other wearable art. She works with…

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BIBI CHEMNITZ

Inuit / Greenland

Fashion

Born in Nuuk in 1983 and raised all over Greenland, Bibi Chemnitz is Greenlandic Inuit. Her eponymous brand launched in…

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Biizindam

Delaware, Chippewa

Craft / Fashion

Keitha Keeshig-Tobias Biizindam (She who listens and learns and uses what she hears) is a versatile modern artist based in…

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Blu Hummingbird

Onondaga

Craft

Brit Ellis, aka Blu Hummingbird, is a multidisciplinary artist specializing in beadwork and tattooing, with a background in community work…

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Born In The North

Mi'kmaq / Canada

Fashion / Textiles

Born In The North is a Creative studio owned and operated by twin brothers Chris & Greg Mitchell. Their work…

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Brenda Asp

Tahltan Nation & Northern Tutchone / Canada

Craft

HANDMADE. Hand HARVESTED. CUSTOM DESIGNED Brenda Lee Asp captures her First Nation family ways with foundational cultural teachings of traditional…

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Bronwyn Butterfield

Métis-Cree-Scottish / Canada

Craft

Bronwyn Butterfield (she/her) is a self-taught artist focusing on beadwork. She is fourth-generation beadwork in her family. She creates various…

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Bruno Henry

Cayuga Nation / Canada

Craft

Originally from Six Nations of the Grand River in Ontario and now living in Toronto. Bruno was a resident of…

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Capital M Beading

Metis - Shutoatine Dene / Canada

Craft

Mishelle Lavoie is a Shutoatine Dene Metis artist born and raised in Inuvik, NT and is currently living in Yellowknife…

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Caroline Monnet

Algonquin-French / Canada

Craft / Textiles

Caroline Monnet is a multidisciplinary artist from Outaouais who lives and works in Montreal. She studied in Sociology and Communication…

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Catherine Blackburn Jewellery

English River First Nation / Canada

Craft / Fashion

Catherine Blackburn was born in Patuanak, Saskatchewan, of Dene and European ancestry and is a member of the English River…

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Cedar Eve Creations

Anishinaabae (Ojibway)Saugeen First Nation/ Wikwemikong Unceded Territory

Craft

Cedar Eve is Anishinaabe (Ojibway) from Saugeen First Nation And Wikwemikoong Unceded Territory. Cedar was born and raised in Toronto.…

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Celeste Pedri-Spade

Ojibwe (Lac des Mille Lacs First Nation) / Canada

Fashion

Celeste Pedri-Spade is an Anishinabekwe (Ojibwe) research-based artist from Lac Des Mille Lacs First Nation. She identifies as a “mark…

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Cher Chapman

Anishinaabe / Canada

Craft

Cher Chapman is from Fort William First Nation, Ontario. She is an exquisite beadworker that has a very unique sense…

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Cheryl’s Creative Collection

Ojibway Pikangikum First Nation / Canada

Fashion

Cheryl Suggashie is Ojibway from Pikangikum First Nation, an isolated community in Northern Ontario. She holds an MA in Social…

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Chippewar

/ Canada

Fashion

Jay Soule aka CHIPPEWAR is an Indigenous Artist from the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation (Deshkaan Ziibing Anishinaabeg) located…

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Curtis Oland

Interior Salish, Lil Wat Nation

Fashion

Originally from the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia and currently based in Vancouver, Curtis Oland is a Lil’Wat-Canadian garment designer…

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D’Arcy Moses

Dene

Fashion

D’Arcy Moses is an Indigenous Dene originally from the Pehdzeh Ki First Nation; a small community located in the Mackenzie…

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Dallas Abitong – Ojibway Artist

Ojibway / Canada

Craft

Dallas Abitong, whose Anishinaabe name is Zhawbwaywayyawn, meaning ‘The one that pierces through,’ is from Sagamok First Nation. Abitong’s grandparents…

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Designs by Rosary

Cree , Fort Albany First Nation / Canada

Craft

Spence has been designing jewelry and custom leather works from a very young age. She was taught by her grandmother,…

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Elias Jade Not Afraid

Crow Indian Reservation / USA

Craft

Originally from Lodge Grass, Montana on the Crow Indian Reservation, Elias is a full-time beader and maker of powwow fans…

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EMME Studio

Puyallup

Fashion

EMME Studio is a New York-based clothing and accessory brand founded by Korina Emmerich. Originally from the Pacific Northwest, her…

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Evan Ducharme

Metis

Fashion

Evan Ducharme is Metis with ancestral ties to the Cree, Ojibwe, and Saulteaux Peoples from the historic community of St.…

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Hand of Solomon

Ojibwe / Canada

Craft

Louise Solomon is an Ojibwe multimedia artist and fashion activist from Toronto, Canada. Her Indigenous community is NEYAASHIINIGMIING and her…

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Helen Pelletier

Fort William First Nation / Canada

Craft

Helen Pelletier is an Anishinabe kwe from Fort William First Nation. Helen has worked with Wigwas for 20 years and…

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Hello_Bead

Metis / Canada

Craft

Kiki Twin faced a tragedy in 2020 that forced her to find other ways to care for herself and her…

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House of EEYOU by Mandy Gull

Cree nation of EEYOU ITCHEE / Canada

Craft

House of Eeyou is the beadwork of Cree Nation EEYOU artist Mandy Gull. She creates beadwork designs that showcase the…

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Indi City

Metis, Cree / Canada

Craft / Fashion

Angel and Alex are a 2S BIPOC couple and co-founders of Indi City. In 2017 they incorporated wearable technology into…

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Indigo Arrows

Anishinaabe

Textiles

Destiny Seymour is an Anishinaabe interior designer based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She holds a masters in Interior Design from the…

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Inuk 360

Inuvialuit

Craft

Inuk was born, raised and continues to live in the Northwest Territories (NT), Canada. Since childhood, Inuk wanted to be…

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Iskwew Rising

CREE / Canada

Craft

Theresa Stevenson is a Plains and Swampy Cree from Fisher River Cree Nation, Manitoba and George Gordon First Nation, Saskatchewan,…

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Ix Balam

Maya K'iché, Petén Guatemala

Fashion

Marta Orellana was born in the highlands of Petén Guatemala during an outbreak of the civil war, which was recognized…

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Jaad Kuujus

Haida & Kwakwaka’wakw / Canada

Craft / Fashion / Textiles

Jaad Kuujus (Meghann O’Brien) is a weaver descended from the Haida and Kwakwaka’wakw tribes of coastal British Columbia. Her innovative…

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Janelle Wawia

Opwaaganasiniing (Red Rock Indian Band) / Canada

Craft / Fashion

Janelle Wawia is a self-taught artist from Opwaaganasiniing (Red Rock Indian Band). Her multidisciplinary work interprets her visions and dreams…

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jayde micah designs

Anishinaabe / Canada

Craft

jayde micah is an Anishinaabe artist from Atikameksheng Anishnawbek and currently resides on the unceded and unsurrendered territory of the…

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Jean Marshall

Craft

Jean Marshall is of Anishinaabe/English descent, based in Thunder Bay, Ontario and a band member of Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation.…

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Jennifer Younger Designs

Tlingit / USA

Craft

Raised in the Southeast Alaska town of Yakutat, nature and traditional ways of life encircled Jennifer. Jennifer is Tlingit of…

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Kadusné

Tlingit

Fashion / Textiles

Ursala Hudson is of German, Filipino and Alaska Native (Tlingit) descent. Her primary creative medium is woven Indigenous couture, crafted…

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Katie Longboat

Mohawk/Cree / Canada

Craft

Katie longboat is a Toronto based Indigenous bead artist, originally from Six Nations of the Grand River. Her beadwork style…

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Leanna Marshall

Anishinaabe / Canada

Fashion

Leanna Marshall is of Anishinaabe and English descent. She was born in Thunder Bay, Ontario where she continues to live.…

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Lesley Hampton

Temagami First Nation

Fashion

Lesley Hampton (she/her) is a multi-award-winning Anishinaabe Artist, Model, Speaker, and Designer focused on mental health awareness, body positivity, and…

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Livia Manywounds

Tsuu T'ina Nation (Dene)

Fashion

Livia Manywounds, also known by her traditional name “Blackfoot Woman,” hails from the Tsuut’ina (Dene), Siksika (Blackfoot) and Stoney Nakoda…

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LVH Jewellery

Inuk / Canada

Craft

Lavinia Van Heuvelen studied Jewellery and Metalwork at Nunavut Arctic College. After graduating, she launched LVH Jewellery. Lavinia makes most…

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Mad Aunty

Muskeg Lake Cree Nation / Canada

Craft

Mad Aunty was established in 2017 as the creative outlet for visual artist Joi T. Arcand. Using brightly coloured laser-cut…

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Margaret Jacobs

Akwesasne Mohawk

Craft

Margaret Jacobs, Akwesasne Mohawk, is a metalsmith known for her steel sculpture and powder-coated jewelry. Her jewelry explores the tension…

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Marlene Kwandibens

Anishinaabe / Canada

Craft

Marlene Kwandibens is an Ojibway from Whitesand First Nation on the northern shores of Lake Nipigon.  Currently living in Sault…

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Maru Creations

Māori

Fashion / Textiles

Te Ataraiti Waretini – Tūhourangi-Ngāti Wāhiao, Tainui, Te Rarawa Ataraiti of Maru Creations shares the beauty of Māori culture with…

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Mary Jacobs

Seneca Nation / Canada

Craft

Mary Jacobs is an artist who travels to various art markets around the USA. Mary Jacobs creations are designed from…

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Matriarch Movement

Fashion

Matriarch Movement is a podcast, and a non-profit organization focused on shifting the mainstream narrative around Indigenous women. MM focuses…

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MAWO

Wichi Tribe / Argentina

Fashion / Textiles

MAWO is written in the Wichi language which means mountain fox and WICHILHENAY is the personal brand of all Wichi…

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MDW Jewelry

Woodland Cree / Canada

Craft

Meghan Weeks is a Woodland Cree/ English artist living and working on the traditional unceded territories of the Coast Salish…

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Melissa Twance

Anishinaabe / Canada

Craft

Melissa Twance is a beadwork artist who lives and works in Thunder Bay, ON. Originally from Pic Mobert First Nation,…

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Michel Dumont

Ojibway

Craft / Fashion

Michel Dumont is a queer Ojibway French two-spirited disabled artist and survivor of intergenerational trauma stemming from Indian Day School.…

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Miss Chief Rocka

Nēhiyaw / Canada

Craft

Miss Chief Rocka is a nēhiyaw accessory & apparel brand, established in 2012, by award winning Hip-hop and Powwow dancer…

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Mobilize Waskawewin

Nehiyaw (Bigstone Cree Nation) Wabasca AB / Canada

Fashion

Mobilize creates art in fashion to shift consciousness in community and within. Founder, Dusty LaGrande hopes that everything he creates…

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Mohawk Mocs

Mohawk Nation - Six Nations of the Grand River / Canada

Craft / Fashion

Melanie Squire has been operating Mohawk Mocs since 2013, a home-based business in Six Nations of the Grand River. Along…

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Native Arts Society

Inuk,

Fashion

Native Arts Society (NAS) is inspired by the “art days” from May 2020 at an encampment on a street corner…

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Native Diva Creations

Blackfoot / Canada

Craft

Melrene Saloy is from the Blood Tribe of Southern Alberta, Canada, residing in Calgary, Alberta. She is also the proud…

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Niio Perkins Designs

Akwesasne Mohawk

Craft / Fashion / Textiles

Niio Perkins (Haudenosaunee) is an award-winning fashion designer and business owner whose work has been purchased and exhibited at galleries…

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Nuvuja9

Craft / Fashion

Melissa Attagutsiak was born in St. John’s, NL and raised in Iqaluit, NU. Melissa has showcased her garments and jewellery…

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Olivia Whetung

Anishinaabe / Canada

Craft

Olivia Whetung is anishinaabekwe and a member of Curve Lake First Nation. She completed her BFA with a minor in…

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ONLY CHILD Handicrafts

Anishinaabe / Canada

Craft

Krysta Furioso is an Anishinaabekwe from Fort William First Nation and living in Coast Salish territories for over 25 years.…

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osawâyisis

nehiyaw & anishinaabe

Craft / Fashion

Heather Kiskihkoman is a multidisciplinary Indigenous artist living & working in Nipisihkopahk, Maskwacîs, Alberta. From the Rez, Heather interpreters beauty…

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Pacific Sisters

Maori / New Zealand

Craft / Fashion / Textiles

The Pacific Sisters is a collective of Pacific and Māori fashion designers, artists, performers, and musicians that electrified 1990s Auckland,…

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Pine & Needle Designs

Mohawk

Craft

Megan Lewis is a young, queer, mixed Kanien’kehá:ka woman and member of Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. Launched in early 2020, Pine…

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qaulluq

Inupiaq - Inuit

Fashion

Qaulluq believes in the importance of living by Iñupiat Iḷitqusiat (traditional values that make us who we are) and the…

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Red Earth Ceramic Jewellery

Métis/Hungarian/Irish

Craft

Beth-Ann McIvor (she/her) is Métis/Hungarian/Irish from Treaty 1, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Raised Catholic in the city, she still found a deep…

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Red Eye Supply

/ Canada

Craft

Red Eye Supply is an Indigenous-owned online family business based in Canada, with many years of experience in the Native…

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Reena Larabee

Anishinaabe / Canada

Craft

Reena Larabee is Anishnaabekwe. She grew up in Hymers, a small village just outside of Thunder Bay, Ontario. Her family…

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Rey Rose Hope

/ Canada

Rey Rose Hope works with dentalium shells, beads, textiles and other natural mediums from the land. Having not grown up…

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Robyn McLeod

Deh Gah Gotie Dene

Craft / Fashion

From Fort Providence, Northwest Territories, Robyn McLeod is of Dene, Métis, and Scottish descent and a member of the Deh…

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RS Gustafson

Ojibwe / Canada

Craft

Shannon Gustafson (Ojibwe) is a member of Whitesand First Nation and a long term resident of Thunder Bay Ontario, She…

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Running Fox Beads

Dene

Craft

Skye Paul is a Toronto-based artist and a member of the English River First Nation. She is part of the…

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Sabrina Houle-Schlup

Craft

Sabrina Schlup is an Anishinaabe woman originally from Ebb and Flow FN. She is the co-founder of Anpo Natural Tannery…

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SECTION 35

Samson Cree Nation / Canada

Fashion

Justin Louis (Nehiyaw) is a fashion designer, graphic designer, photographer and co-founder of Vancouver-based SECTION 35. A member of the…

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Sheila Demerah

Anishinaabe / Canada

Craft

Sheila Demerah is an Anishinaabekwe from Fort William First Nation, Ontario. She works full-time as an administrative support to the…

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Sister Bear Designs

Lac Des Mille Lacs First Nation / Canada

Craft

The Sister Bears’ family includes Valerie (eldest sister bear), Kathleen (the sister who maintains the middle balance), and Malinda (youngest…

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Skawennati

Kanien’kehá:ka / Canada

Fashion

Skawennati makes art that addresses history, the future, and change from her perspective as an urban Kanien’kehá:ka woman and as…

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Stitched By April

Inuk

Fashion

April Allen is the sole proprietor of her small business, Stitched by April.  April is an Inuk, originally from Rigolet,…

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Story Bead Creations

Anishinaabe

Craft

Christina Breen is an Anishinaabe maker with rural and urban roots and a Kettle and Stoney Point First Nation member.…

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SunHeart Rises Designs

Mohawk/Tairona / Canada

Craft

Trip Phoenix, lead designer and artisan at SunHeart Rises Designs, is an Indigenous artist living in downtown Toronto. Born and…

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Swirling Wind Designs

Sagamok Anishnawbek

Fashion

Tracy Toulouse is Anishnaabe and a proud member of Sagamok Anishnawbek on the north shores of Lake Huron. Tracy is…

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Taalrumiq

Inuvialuit (Inuit) / Canada

Textiles

Inuvialuk Artist, Designer & Content Creator, Taalrumiq shares Inuvialuit culture with the world, empowering others to take pride in Indigenous…

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Tania Larsson

Gwich'in / Canada

Craft

Tania Larsson designs contemporary, northern Indigenous adornment based on Gwich’in culture and created with land-based materials. Tania makes these adornments…

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Tashina Houle-Schlup

Anishinaabe / Canada

Craft

Tashina Houle-Schlup is a 23-year-old Anishinaabe woman with roots in Ebb & Flow First Nation, Manitoba. Wendy grew up in…

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Theresa Burning

Seneca/Ojibway / Canada

Craft

Theresa Burning is a 55-year-old Seneca/Ojibway person, a mother of two, and a grandmother of 2 based in Toronto. Theresa…

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This Claw

Tsilhqot'in (Chilcotin) / Canada

Craft

Cory Hunlin is a Tsilhqot’in artist from Tsideldel (Redstone, BC), raised in Vancouver and now living in Tiohtià:ke (Montreal, QC).…

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Three Sisters Design

Mohawk of Akwesasne

Craft

Karennotakies Barnes is a 27 years old mother of 2. Her family avidly hunts, tans hides, gardens and goes on…

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Tracy Toulouse

Anishinaabe / Canada

Fashion

Tracy Toulouse “The impact and legacy of our clothing is to identify us as a nation” Tracy Toulouse is from…

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Urban Inuk

Inuit / Canada

Craft

Urban Inuk salvages throw-away materials to turn into beautiful new things. The eco-friendly art and tools created come from the…

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Wabigonikwe Tenasco

Algonquin and Mohawk / Canada

Fashion

Single mom of two, and aspiring fashion designer. Wabigonikwe Tenasco is influenced by her Algonquin and Mohawk cultural heritage. She…

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Warren Steven Scott

Nlaka'pamux / Canada

Craft / Fashion

Starting out in the Canadian fashion industry working for designers Comrags and Jeremy Laing in 2014, Warren Steven Scott launched…

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White Otter Design Co

Anishnaabe / Canada

Craft

Jaymie Campbell is Anishnaabe from Curve Lake First Nation in Ontario and currently resides in British Columbia. Jaymie is the…

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Willow Crescent Quilting

Gwich'in Nation

Craft / Textiles

Dorathy Wright created and modelled her first gown when she was eight by turning an old dress into a dining…

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