Artists and Designers

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

Seneca/Ojibway / Canada

Theresa Burning



Theresa Burning is a 55-year-old Seneca/Ojibway person, a mother of two, and a grandmother of 2 based in Toronto. Theresa started beading when she was young. Theresa’s grandmother, mother and father beaded, but her grandmother encouraged her to start. Theresa remembers necklaces hanging on the wall, her grandmother’s beading supplies all over the table and the time and patience she put into each piece she created.