Craft / Fashion / Textiles
Niio Perkins (Haudenosaunee) is an award-winning fashion designer and business owner whose work has been purchased and exhibited at galleries throughout North America. Her seminal work, a Haudenosaunee woman’s traditional outfit entitled “Emma,” is currently on display in the Native Fashion Now exhibition. She incorporates natural materials, heirloom fabrics and antique goods in her work and designs each piece inspired by the vibrant artistic tradition of her people. An expert in the Iroquois raised beadwork technique; her distinctive creations are sought after throughout the Indigenous art world.