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Armando Perla

Armando Perla is a non-binary queer mestizo (Nahua and Euro-Salvadoran) international curator and museum consultant who is currently Head Curator…

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Isidra Cruz

Isidra Cruz is a Mexican/Cree arts administrator and costume designer from George Gordon First Nation in Saskatchewan. She has worked with the…

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Kinoo Arcentales Cajas

Kinoo Arcentales Cajas takes inspiration from his Kichwa roots and the legacy of his grandmothers. He is also influenced by…

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Marcos Arcentales

Marcos Arcentales is a trailblazer of Andean music in Canada beginning in the 80’s. He formed Indigenous fusion band Kanatan…

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Janekeo Kanio

Mi nombre es Jeannette Paulina Canio Ñanculeo y nací en Santiago de chile el 29 de junio de 1967. Soy…

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Cynthia Lickers-Sage

Cynthia Lickers-Sage [Kanienkeha:ka] is a proud recipient of the Governor-General of Canada’s Meritorious Service Cross. Following her graduation at the…

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Kelly Drennen

Kelly Drennan, a systems thinker, thought leader, and disruptor, is devoted to making change within the fashion industry. In 2007,…

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Afsoon Soudi

Dr. Afsoon Soudi is an Assistant Professor at Toronto Metropolitan University and the Associate Director of the Creative AI Hub…

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Lori Mishibinijima

Lori Mishibinijima is Anishinaabe from Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory in Ontario. She is currently the Manager of Indigenous Initiatives at Osgoode…

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Jennifer Harper

An award-winning social entrepreneur, Jenn Harper is the founder and CEO of Cheekbone Beauty Cosmetics INC. Cheekbone Beauty is a…

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Ken Montour

Ken Montour (Bear Clan) is a Mohawk from the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory and is currently the…

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Section 35

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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Sho Sho Esquiro

Sho Sho Esquiro (Kaska Dene/Scottish/Cree) combines the inspiration of traditional Indigenous textiles and modern urban culture to create art in…

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Wabano

Wabano is a multi-talented Creative Director, Fashion Designer, and Social Media Content Creator. They own the streetwear brand ‘WABANO’, aiming…

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Haus of Dumont

Michel Dumont, a queer, Ojibway French, Two-Spirit, disabled artist from Thunder Bay, Ontario, creates mosaic art from vintage tiles and…

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Wildflower Goods

Skye Paul, a Toronto artist, Running Fox Beads founder, and co-owner of Wild Flower Goods, weaves cultural expression through beadwork,…

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Andes Warmi

Andes Warmi, “”De Los Valles al Altiplano,”” busca conectar culturas y tejidos ancestrales a través de una dedicada red de…

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Indi City

Angel and Alex are the Indigiqueer co-founders of Indi City. In 2017 they became the first global Indigenous Designers to…

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Lesley Hampton

Lesley Hampton is an Anishinaabe Artist and Fashion Designer focused on mental wellness, body neutrality, and authentic representation in fashion…

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Wanda Nanibush

Wanda Nanibush is an Anishinaabe-kwe curator, writer, and image warrior from Beausoleil First Nation. She has curated numerous exhibitions including…

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BIBI CHEMNITZ

From Nuuk, Greenland, Bibi Chemnitz launched in 2006, blends Inuit heritage with modern fashion, gaining global recognition in top stores…

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Arctic Luxe

Bobby Lynn Qalutaksraq Brower is Inupiaq and is an enrolled member of the Native Village of Barrow tribe in Utqiagvik,…

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Mobilize Waskawewin

Dusty LeGrande, the designer behind Mobilize Waskawewin, is dedicated to shifting societal perspectives and shaping a better future through collaborative…

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Janelle Wawia

Janelle Wawia, a self-taught artist from Red Rock Indian Band, takes her multidisciplinary work to another level. She embodies both…

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IX BALAM

Marta Orellana (Maya K’iché, Petén Guatemala), the designer of Ix Balam, explores culture, photography, and sociology in her fashion. Orellana…

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Pacha Indigenous Art Collection

Pacha Indigenous Art Collection is an indigenous (kichwa) family owned business based in Toronto. Pacha Arts (meaning earth) strives to…

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Taalrumiq

Taalrumiq, an Inuvialuk and Gwich’in fashion designer and artist, hails from Tuktoyaktuk, Inuvialuit Settlement Region, on the shores of the…

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Blu Hummingbird

Brit Ellis aka Blu Hummimgbird is a Haudenosaunee (Onondaga) designer and multidisciplinary artist specializing is beadwork, with a background in…

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Catherine Blackburn Jewellery

Catherine Blackburn, a multidisciplinary artist and jeweler from Patuanak, Saskatchewan, addresses Canada’s colonial history and Indigenous sovereignty through her work,…

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Cedar Eve Creations

Cedar Eve (Anishinaabe) is a self-taught bead artist based in Montreal. Her vibrant beadwork draws inspiration from nature, urban environments,…

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This Claw

I’m Tsilhqot’in from Tsideldel, BC, live in Tiohtià:ke/Mooniyang. Beading serves as the bridge that connects me, a visible Two-Spirit Artist,…

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Theresa Burning

Theresa Burning (Seneca/Ojibway), a resident of Toronto, has been honing her beading and craft skills for approximately 25 years, inspired…

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White Otter Design Co

Jaymie Campbell (Anishinaabe) is an artist and writer from Curve Lake First Nation and the designer behind White Otter Design…

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Beadz By Dre

Andrea Johns, a Haudenosaunee artist residing in Toronto, began her beadwork journey in 2020, inspired by her family’s traditions. She…

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Cheryl’s Creative Collection

Cheryl Suggashie, an Ojibway from Pikangikum First Nation, discovered her passion for sewing and design through language, surrounded by a…

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Indigo Arrows

Destiny Seymour is an Anishinaabe interior designer based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She graduated with her master’s degree in Interior Design…

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osawâyisis

Heather Kiskihkoman, a multidisciplinary Indigenous artist from Maskwacîs, Alberta, holds a BFA from Parsons The New School and a B.Ed…

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jayde micah designs

Jayde Naponse, a creative from Atikameksheng Anishnawbek, discovered her passion for beadwork at university as a way to connect with…

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Three Sisters Design

Karennotakies Barnes (Mohawk of Akwesasne), a 27-year-old mother of two, embraces a traditional lifestyle deeply connected to her culture. When…

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Pine & Needle Designs

Megan Lewis, is a young, queer, mixed Kanien’kehá:ka beadwork artist and member of Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, who infuses her love…

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MDW Jewelry

Meghan Weeks is a Woodland Cree/English artist living and working on the unceded traditional territories of the Squamish, Musqueam, and…

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Capital M Beading

I’m Mishelle Lavoie, and living in Victoria, BC with my son while attending the University of Victoria. From an early…

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Assinewe Jewelry

Edie and Jacquelyn Assinewe are twin sisters who were born and raised in Toronto, Ontario. They are members of Sagamok…

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@lisa.beading

Lisa Walker is an Indigenous (x̄á’isla nation + british) artist from Kitimat BC Canada, currently based in Metro Vancouver. She…

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aaniin retail inc.

Meet Chelsee Pettit, the force behind Aaniin Retail Inc. Inspired by a moment in downtown Toronto, she launched Aaniin, celebrating…

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Alexis Walker

Alexis Walker (she/her) is Associate Curator of Dress, Fashion & Textiles at the McCord Stewart Museum in Tiohtiá:ke (Montreal), which…

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Heather Igloliorte

Dr. Heather Igloliorte, an Inuk-Newfoundlander from Nunatsiavut, is the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Decolonial and Transformational Indigenous Art Practices…

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Jamie Okuma

As early as Okuma can remember her life has been in the art world in one way or another. Her…

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Sandra Laronde

An accomplished arts innovator, multi-disciplinary artist, and visionary leader, Sandra Laronde plays a vital role in the ongoing Indigenous cultural…

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ReeCreeations

ReeCreations crafts wearable art as a form of healing and empowerment, highlighted by significant pieces like the MMIWG2S ribbon skirt…

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Jillian Waterman

Jillian Waterman, an Anishinaabe artist and fashion designer, creates unique pieces blending traditional Anishinaabe bark art with contemporary design. Her…

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K. Lookinghorse

K.lookinghorse is a fashion brand rooted in culture and dedicated to creating a movement in fashion. Ready to wear and…

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Ujaraatsiaq’s Garments

May Ningeongan, an Inuk fashion designer from Salliq, Nunavut, preserves Inuit sewing traditions through her brand, Ujaraatsiaq’s Garments. With her…

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Naomi Bourque

Naomi was born and raised in Yellowknife, NT of Gwich’in and Metis descent and has always been inspired by her…

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Acahkos Designs

Rhonda Johnson hails from the Treaty 8 territory. She has been a trailblazing figure in First Nations fashion, blending traditional…

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Dene Couture by Tishna Marlowe

Tishna Marlowe, designer of Dene Couture, blends traditional practices from her grandmothers with contemporary fashion, reflecting ancestral resilience. she is…

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Arsene Betsidea

I was raised by my grandparents, my grandma is a Great Bear Dene, my grandpa is a Dogrib Dene. They…

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Mathew Nuqingaq

Mathew Nuqingaq is a silversmith, metal artist and sculptor, drum dancer, photographer and educator from Iqaluit, Nunavut. He is also…

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Gina Rim

Gina Rim has over 15 years of diverse experience working and volunteering in the non-profit arts sector. Gina also volunteered…

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Sabrina Maher

Sabrina Maher is a writer, project manager and arts administrator who specializes in fundraising and strategic development for non-profit cultural…

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Megan Judd

Megan Judd has a diverse background in the world of marketing with over 8 years of experience in advertising, social…

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Signe Barlow

Signe has worked in both the partnership and media relations disciplines, with a focus on civic-minded properties, not-for-profits, food and…

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Steen Starr

Steen Starr has over a decade of Volunteer Coordinator experience, primarily with the Inside Out 2SLGBTQ+ Festival where she coordinated…

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Christina Clark

Christina is of European and Mi’kmaq ancestry and currently lives in Kettle & Stony Point First Nation. For the past…

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Emily Jan

Emily Jan (b. 1977, Los Angeles) is a Chinese-American artist, writer, and designer currently based in Amiskwaciwâskahikan (ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ) / Edmonton,…

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Steve Lucas

Steve Lucas is a highly acclaimed and award-winning theatrical set and lighting designer, projection designer, filmmaker, and mentor based in…

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Samay Arcentales Cajas

Samay Arcentales Cajas is a Toronto-based queer Kichwa Mindalae, programmer, and digital media artist exploring human-land relations, new media dimensions…

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Hakhu Amazon Design

The Hahku Project was formed by community leaders and Leo Cerda, and environmental activist and member of the Kichwa Nation,…

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Merdi Sihombing

Merdi Sihombing, a Fashion Science and Design graduate, reinterprets traditional textiles and natural dyes in contemporary fashion. Inspired by his…

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Randi Nelson Designs

Randi Nelson is a Secwépemc artist and fashion designer, and a member of St’uxwtews First Nation. Now based in Whitehorse,…

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Rebecca Baker-Grenier

Rebecca Baker-Grenier (Kwakiuł, Dzawada’enuwx, and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) is an emerging fashion designer. Her debut collection premiered at Rise New York Fashion…

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CAMPBELL LUKE

Dr. Bobby Luke, of Ngati Ruanui and Taranaki descent, blends academic research with creative practice to promote Kaupapa Māori-led design…

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Yala Mola

Me llamo Yaliveth Roldán, soy artista plástica, ilustradora, profesora de artes y diseñadora de modas, crecí en un ambiente artístico…

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Nisnipawset Beadwork

Kateri Aubin Dubois is a member of the Wolastoqiyik Wahsipekuk. NISNIPAWSET is her indigenous name which she cherishes as she…

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Kiera Pyke

Kiera Pyke, a Dartmouth College graduate with a BA in Native Studies, has received acclaim for her artwork, earning awards…

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Rez Mouse

Kiyera Smith (Fort Nelson First Nation) grew up watching her elders sewing. Her passion for sewing grew while participating in…

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Okama

Desde la iniciativa de perdurar hace más de 10 años en la ciudad de Medellín nace Okama, pero nuestro ser…

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The Zapotec Weavers

We are the Gutiérrez family, a family of third-generation Zapotec weavers, and this is our story. It all started with…

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Pinotinoway

Pinotinoway (The Coming Wind), includes everything from wiigwaas earrings, bracelets, necklaces, cufflinks, to barrettes made with genuine sterling silver, red…

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Lady Mary creations

Mary Magiskan (Anishinaabe), born and raised in Thunder Bay, draws inspiration from her grandparents’ traditional lifestyle. With a focus on…

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Flourish and Grow

Mikaila Stevens is the owner and artists behind Flourish and Grow, her creative outlet of all her artistic desires. Vibrant…

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Mikailah

Mikailah Thompson is a contemporary nimiipuu beadwork artist from Lapwai, Idaho and currently resides in the Washington, DC area. Known…

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Copper Caribou

Copper Caribou, established in 2018, has been creating and selling jewelry and art for 13 years. They promote positive mental…

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NshTsh

Nishina Shapwaykeesic-Loft is Kanien’kehá:ka from Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. She is a 2S queer, multi-disciplinary artist in a wide spectrum of…

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El Techichi Jewelry

Omar Monroy is a Trans- nonbinary Oaxacan immigrant and artist of Mixteca descent. They use EL Techichi as a creative…

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Rashelle

Nehiyaw Iskwew multidisciplinary designer who values playfulness as a means of exemplifying a more diverse standard of beauty, which sings…

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white cloud designs

Samantha Chapman is dedicated to preserving Indigenous traditions through her art and aims to teach future generations about their culture.…

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Olive + Denton

Sandy Sault-Hartwick is an Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee artist from Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation and Six Nations of the…

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Delia Estelle Designs

Delia and Estelle are both of my grandmothers who had incredible skills in art, and their creativity was imprinted on…

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Golden Eye Designs

Vashti Etzel specializes in crafting wearable art and statement jewelry, with a focus on translating traditional stories into fashion. Her…

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Et’oa’s Earrings

April Bell of Et’oa’s Earrings, a Dene artist from Denedeh (NWT), is skilled in hide tanning, tufting, beading, and quill…

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Kalikuq Girl

Barbara Taptuna Olson is dedicated to preserving Inuit traditions passed down through her family. She is an architectural technologist and…

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Eagle Heart Beads

Brianna Patrick is an emerging designer. Her passion to share her family’s stories, combined with a desire to support herself,…

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Christine Toulouse

Christine Toulouse, an emerging Anishinaabe artist from Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation, specializes in quillwork. Guided by her grandmother, Ida Toulouse,…

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Outlier Leather Co.

David Spence, a Nisichawayasihk (Treaty 5) Cree man, crafts each Outlier Leather product with care, using eco-conscious materials for durability.…

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Handmade by Evelyn Turner

Evelyn Turner, a Cree artist from Weenusk First Nation, specializes in beadwork and leatherwork. Known for her intricate earrings and…

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Noopimiing Creations

Hunter Corbiere is an Anishinaabekwe living on the shores of southern Georgian Bay. Starting her business “Noopimiing creations” in 2020…

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Janelle Silverwolf

Janelle Silverwolf – Queer 2Spirit Nisga’a woman from the house of Nagwau’un, of Laxgalts’ap, BC. She is an educator, beader,…

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JShine Designs

I have created my wearable art under the name JShine Designs and is currently working out of Edmonton, Alberta. I…

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bead ‘n butter

bead ‘n butter is owned by Jessie Pruden, a queer, colourful Métis woman from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Beading runs in her…

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Minwaate Designs

Jocelyn Kagige (Ojibwe from Wikwemikoong First Nation) is an artist and social worker who merges expression with community empowerment. From…

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Jori Brennon

Jori Brennon is a Cree Two Spirit and Queer artist hailing from Treaty 6 Territory, specifically Frog Lake and Ministikwan.…

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Totem Design House

Kalga Jaad Erin Brillon (Haida/Cree) established Totem Design House in 2016, a certified eco-friendly brand rooted in Indigenous values. Erin…

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Mooz Ikwewag

The DNA of Mooz Ikwewag is home-tanned, smoked moose hide. Mooz Ikwewag will showcase the beauty and versatility of smoked…

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Ribbons and Roots

Me and my four sisters were raised by a single dad. It was he who taught me how to use…

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Warmichic

Qarla Quispe Huamaní es una destacada artista gráfica textil y artista plástica egresada de diferentes instituciones de arte como la…

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Savanna Chiblow

Savanna Chiblow is a 2Spirit Anishinaabe from Mississaugi First Nation with settler roots on her father’s side. She holds an…

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Daniel St. Germaine

Daniel has a wealth of diverse experience that he brings to all his public relations work. He has a keen…

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Kat Daly

Kat comes to the IFA team with experience creating international arts communication campaigns from agencies in London (UK) and Canada.…

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Ryan MacKenzie

Ryan MacKenzie is a brand & corporate partnerships professional based in Toronto, Ontario. From his sports background, Ryan continues to…

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Nicole Whyte

Nicole is an experienced administrator, focused on operational efficiencies, strategy & project management fused with change management techniques to ensure…

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Amye Annett-Werner

Amye Annett-Werner is a member of the Cayuga Nation, Wolf Clan from Six Nations of the Grand River Territory, Ontario.…

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Rhonda Doxtator

Rhonda Doxtator is Turtle clan from the Oneida Nation of the Thames.  Her true name is Kawisahawi which means She Is Carrying…

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Stitched By April

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

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Sadie Redwing

Sadie Red Wing (sadieredwing.com) is a Lakota graphic designer and advocate from the Spirit Lake Nation of Fort Totten, North…

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Nuvuja9

Melissa Attagutsiak was born in St. John’s, NL and raised in Iqaluit, NU. She is the artist behind Nuvuja9, creating…

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Maru Creations

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

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Running Fox Beads

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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Designs by Rosary

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

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Ahlazua – Indigenous Woman Made

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

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Sabrina Houle-Schlup

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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MAWO

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

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Shawkay Ottmann

Shawkay Ottmann is Anishinaabe and a member of Fishing Lake First Nation in Saskatchewan, as well as having British, German,…

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Matriarch Movement

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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Shayla Stonechild

Shayla Stonechild is Plains Cree from the Muskowpetung reserve. She is a social media influencer and the founder of the…

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Quillwork by Tashina

Tashina Houle-Schlup is a 23-year-old Anishinaabe woman with roots in Ebb & Flow First Nation, Manitoba and is currently based…

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Swirling Wind Designs

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

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SunHeart Rises Designs

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

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Kadusné

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

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Algonquin Textiles

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

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Pretty Windy Designs

“My granny, my aunties and my mom were all sewers. My mom always had a sewing machine and as a…

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Mohawk Mocs

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 Diva Creations

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

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Livia Manywounds

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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Mandee McDonald

Mandee McDonald (Maskîkow) is a hide tanner, workshop facilitator, and a PhD candidate in the Faculty of Native Studies at…

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Margaret Jacobs

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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Native Arts Society

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

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Rey Rose Hope

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

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Riley Kucheran

Riley Kucheran is an Indigenous fashion researcher who supports a global community of Indigenous makers who are leading design resurgence.…

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Robyn McLeod

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

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Justin Jacob Louis

Justin Louis, co-founder of Vancouver’s SECTION 35, is a Nehiyaw fashion designer and photographer known for subversive streetwear designs that…

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Sister Bear Designs

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

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Anemki Art Collective

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

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Jennifer Younger Designs

Jennifer Younger, a Tlingit artist, specializes in metal carving to create jewelry and sculptural pieces that interpret traditional Tlingit formline…

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Northwest Territories Arts

NWT Arts collaborates nationally to support Indigenous artists in the Northwest Territories, creating economic opportunities and promoting their participation in…

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Kairyn Potts

Kairyn Potts (he/him) is a proud Two-Spirit winkte man from the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation. Originally from amiskwaciwâskahikan (Edmonton) he…

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Kanina Terry

Kanina Terry is an Anishnaabe-kwe with an Anishinaabe (Ojibwe) mother and a white father. She was born and lives on…

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Biizindam

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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Kent Monkman

Kent Monkman (b. 1965) is an interdisciplinary Cree visual artist. A member of Fisher River Cree Nation in Treaty 5…

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Kerry Swanson

Kerry Swanson is Co-Executive Director of the Indigenous Screen Office, Canada’s largest Indigenous-led funding organization for Indigenous screen-based content. A…

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Hello_Bead

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

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EMME Studio

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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ONLY CHILD Handicrafts

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

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Curtis Oland

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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Evan Ducharme

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

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Willow Crescent Quilting

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

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Born In The North

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

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Inuk 360

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

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Helen Pelletier

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

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D’Arcy Moses

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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Devyani

Devyani Saltzman is a Canadian writer, curator and arts leader with a practice based on multidisciplinary programming at the intersection…

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Anishinaabe Bimishimo

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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Jason Ryle

Jason Ryle is a producer, curator, story editor, and independent arts consultant based in Toronto. He is Anishinaabe from Lake…

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Celeste Pedri-Spade

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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Adeline Bird

Adeline Bird is an Afro-Anishnabe author, filmmaker, and producer. She grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, but is a proud…

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Amy Malbeuf

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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Red Earth Ceramic Jewellery

Beth Ann McIvor transformed her passion for beading and clay work into Red Earth Ceramic Jewelry, where she blends traditional…

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Bronwyn Butterfield

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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Carola Jones

Carola Jones (Toisnot Skaru:re (Tuscarora), Florida Seminole & Johns Island Geechee; United States) is an Indigenous Knowledge Keeper and Kokum.…

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Story Bead Creations

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

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Christine Sy

waaseyaa’sin Christine Sy is makwa odoodem (Bear Clan) from obiishkikaang Lac Seul First Nation and Island Lake, both in Ontario.…

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qaulluq

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

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Savanna Chiblow

Savanna Chiblow is a 2Spirit Anishinaabe from Mississaugi First Nation with settler roots on her father’s side. She holds an…

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Jessica Lea Fleming

Jessica Lea Fleming is a Métis / Scottish-settler cisgender woman originally from Penetanguishene, Ontario. She is a multi-award-winning artist and…

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Pesch Nepoose

Pesch Nepoose is a Cree multidisciplinary artist from Edmonton, Alberta. She currently resides in Toronto, Ontario. In May 2019, she…

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Tracee Smith

Tracee Smith is Founder, CEO and Producer of Outside Looking In (OLI), and is Oji-Cree from Missanabie Cree First Nation in northern…

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Emma Petahtegoose

Emma Petahtegoose is Anishinaabe, Onyota’a:ka and Lenape. Emma also goes by her Anishinaabe name, Niigaanii (pronounced nee-gon-nee). Emma was raised…

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MICHELLE RAMSAY

Michelle is a lighting designer who works with dance, theatre, and opera companies across Canada. Selected designs include: Indigenous Fashion…

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BRANDON KLEIMAN 

Brandon is a set and costume designer based in Toronto with work appearing on stages across Canada. He was nominated…

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LESLEY BEARDY

Lesley is both Anishinaabe and Inninew from the Missipawistic Cree Nation. She is based in Treaty One Territory Winnipeg Manitoba.…

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JENNIFER STOBART

Jennifer is honoured to be working with IFA and their remarkable team of designers and creative visionaries. Jennifer is a…

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Cliff Cardinal

Cliff Cardinal is a writer and performer. His solo play HUFF was shortlisted for Amnesty International’s Freedom of Expression Award.…

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EVA THOMAS

Eva Thomas is a member of the Walpole Island First Nation. As a creator and storyteller, she is passionate about…

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