Vanessa Ruptash is an inuk from Nunavik, Quebec, living in Cold Lake, AB. She has been beading and sewing since she was eight years old. She works with beads, leather and seal skin making jewelry and mittens.
Rebecca is from the Saddle Lake First Nation and the Samson Cree Nation and now calls Edmonton or amiskwacîwâskahikan home. She is a Cree woman, who enjoys giving life to her dreams through jewelry, art and beading. She and her … Read More
Forgotten Moccasins Photo Project – Tom Baril got the idea for this project from the The Red Dress Project which raises awareness to the high number of missing or murdered Indigenous women. The Forgotten Moccasin photo project builds on the … Read More
Penelope was born in Campbell River, BC, adopted to a non-Indigenous family in SummerLand, BC. She was always drawn to nature, water and horses and would sketch them on every piece of paper available. In 2002 she began her … Read More
Frances Whitford is a Metis artisan whose pieces are made of moose hide, various types of furs and beadwork. Originally from Anzac, Alberta, she was raised largely by her grandparents Eva Mckenzie and Lawrence Whitford surrounded in the Metis culture. … Read More
Felice and Ashley are passionate about bringing their Metis history and culture ALIVE through engaging cultural learning experiences, high energy Metis dance workshops and a variety of traditional skills workshops and material art. They offer multi-sensory and interactive Metis learning … Read More
Sabrina Williams and Shelby Williams of Saw-sacred Beading are from the Muskeg Lake Cree Nation in Saskatchewan and were raised in Alberta. They draw their artistic inspiration from the three Indigenous cultures; Cree, Tahltan and Tlingit because this is the … Read More