Erica Lugt is an Inuvialuit artist from Tuktoyaktuk, NT. #SheWasAFreeSpirit is Erica’s brand that comes from a pure place of love and healing while honouring Inuvialuit culture.
Artists & designers
Presenting the most progressive, distinct and exceptional fashion, textiles and crafts by Indigenous artists at the intersection of art, fashion and culture.
Ay Lelum The Good House of Design is a second generation Coast Salish Design House from Nanaimo, B.C.. Garments are designed and produced in B.C. by Sisters, Aunalee and Sophia.
Brenda Lee Asp captures her First Nation family ways with foundational cultural teachings of traditional leather garment creation; various concepts of print design and First Nations ways of beading.
Katie longboat is a Toronto based Indigenous bead artist, originally from Six Nations of the Grand River. Her beadwork style incorporates inspirations from the natural world, her travels, her family,
Leanna Marshall is of Anishinaabe and English descent. She was born in Thunder Bay, Ontario where she continues to live. She is a band member of Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug and is the mother of two
Melissa Twance is a beadwork artist who lives and works in Thunder Bay, ON. Originally from Pic Mobert First Nation, her beadwork designs pay homage to Northwestern Ontario and traditional iconography
Miss Chief Rocka is a nēhiyaw accessory & apparel brand, established in 2012, by award winning Hip-hop and Powwow dancer Angela “Lunacee” Gladue who is from the Treaty 6 Territory of amiskwaciwâskahik
Olivia Whetung is anishinaabekwe and a member of Curve Lake First Nation. She completed her BFA with a minor in anishinaabemowin at Algoma University, and has an MFA from the University of BC
Shannon Gustafson (Ojibwe) is a member of Whitesand First Nation and a long term resident of Thunder Bay Ontario, She works as a full time artist and has experience in various artistic mediums
Justin Louis (Nehiyaw) is the co-founder of co-founder and creative director of SECTION 35, a Vancouver based streetwear brand. A member of the Samson Cree Nation and raised on the Samson Reserve
Sister Bear Designs began as a healing journey for 3 sisters (Valerie, Kathleen and Malinda), to honour their family and community’s knowledge, strength, resilience and determination
Starting out in the Canadian fashion industry working for designers Comrags and Jeremy Laing in 2014, Warren Steven Scott launched his namesake label in 2018 at the inaugural IFWTO.