John Ruptash-Paquette of Silarqi Beads

John Ruptash-Paquette is the oldest child of IAM Collective member Vanessa Ruptash-Uvanga of Silarqi Beads. John is a Indigenous Youth who is on the fast track to be a leader in the community. He serves as a Event Assistant, Sales staff in our main booth, and has become a sucessful artist/entrepreneur – making and selling his own creations.


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