Caroline Monnet (Anishinaabe/French) uses visual and media arts to demonstrate a keen interest in communicating complex ideas around Indigenous identity and bicultural living through the examination of cultural histories.
Jennifer Younger is an award winning Tlingit artist from Sitka, Alaska. She started making jewelry, incorporating Tlingit designs, as a way to learn more about that part of her heritage.
Christi Belcourt is a Michif (Métis) visual artist with a deep respect for
Mother Earth, the traditions, and the knowledge of her people. In addition
to her paintings, she is a community-based artist, environmentalist, and
advocate for the lands, waters, and Indigenous peoples.
Victoria's Arctic Fashion
The creator of VAF, Victoria Kakuktinniq, a Nunavummiut, born and raised in Rankin Inlet, has always been deeply immersed in the Inuit culture. Surrounded by skilled seamstresses, Victoria was always intrigued and inspired by the parkas she saw sewn.