Anishinaabe / Curve Lake First Nation
Jaymie Campbell is Anishinaabe from Curve Lake First Nation in Ontario. She was born in Jasper, Alberta and since lived in parts of BC, Ontario and Alberta. Jaymie has spent her career time specializing in First Nations consultation and helping Indigenous communities negotiate, influence policy and build relationships with industry and government. In 2015, Jaymie launched her own small business, White Otter Design Co, to incorporate her love of traditional artistry with contemporary fashion. She has been creating art since she was a small child, inspired by her mother who learned from her grandmothers. Artists run in Jaymie’s family, and it is an important connection to her ancestry.