Artists and Designers

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

Sagamok Anishnawbek

Swirling Wind Designs



Tracy Toulouse is Anishnaabe and a proud member of Sagamok Anishnawbek on the north shores of Lake Huron. Tracy is an apparel and traditional craft artist, incorporating Woodland storytelling motifs with modern design. Tracy infuses applique, bead, antler bone, fur, leather, birch bark and ribbon work. Tracy’s designs reinforce the Indigenous spirit and its connection to the land, showcasing this spirit in a wearable voice to be heard and felt by all. Each design carries the tradition and spirit of the Woodland people.

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