Israel Garcia hails from Walpole Island (Bkejwanong) First Nation. With Ojibway and Mexican roots, and over 17 years in the hair industry. Drawing from his art background and two-spirit identity for strength and inspiration Israel has been able to carve out a niche for himself in the fashion community. A deep rooted foundation in traditional hair dressing, along with furthering education are cited as a driving force in the artists career. Creativity and self-expression through hair styling has been a life long fascination for Israel. Paired along side his sister, they have been able to bring to the forefront a entirely indigenous view on beauty, and representation to the table.