Samson Cree Nation / Canada
Justin Louis (Nehiyaw) is a fashion designer, graphic designer, photographer and co-founder of Vancouver-based SECTION 35. A member of the Samson Cree Nation, Justin was born and raised in Nipisihkopahk (Samson) in Treaty 6 Territory and now calls the West Coast of British Columbia home. He co-founded SECTION 35 in late 2013 and officially launched it in 2016, intending to use art and fashion to tell our stories, with streetwear being the medium. Justin has collaborated with artists from around Turtle Island, including Santiago X (Chicago), OxDX (Phoenix) and The Hundreds (Los Angeles). This year marks the fifth anniversary of SECTION 35.