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Karole Dumont

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Karole Dumont, beader, beadwork, jewelry, crafts, dreamcatcher, Indigenous Artist, First Nations, Indigenous Arts Collective of Canada, Pass The Feather

Karole Dumont Artist Gallery Contact Karole Dumont I come from a long lineage of Metis artists, artisans, and seamstresses, and I enter the Northern Lodge’s “Golden Years,” I enjoy sharing the teachings I received with the younger generations. Being raised to the sound of a sewing machine, loom weaving and needle work feeds the creative […]

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Dale Goulet

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Dale Goulet, beader, beadwork, jewelry, crafts, dreamcatcher, Indigenous Artist, First Nations, Indigenous Arts Collective of Canada, Pass The Feather

Dale Goulet Artist Gallery Contact Dale Goulet Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation My name is Dale, I was taken away from my family and heritage at a very young age. Luckily I reunited with my biological family later on in my twenties. My biological mother showed me a few things about beading before she passed away. Later on I […]

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Alexandra Gaudet

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Alexandra Gaudet, crafts, dreamcatchers, Indigenous Artist, First Nations, Indigenous Arts Collective of Canada, Pass The Feather

Alexandra Gaudet Artist Gallery Contact Alexandra Gaudet Mi’kmaq Aaniin! I am Mi’kmaq, my grandfather comes from Pictou, Nova Scotia. I currently live in and am connected to the Barrie, ON community. I am a new artist attending university to become a theatre practitioner and playwright. Due to the pandemic I have been unable to practice […]

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Jill Simser

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Jill Simser, beader, beadwork, craft maker, crafts, leatherwork, dreamcatchers, moccasins, earrings, barrettes, Indigenous Artist, First Nations, Indigenous Arts Collective of Canada, Pass The Feather

Jill Simser Artist Gallery Contact Jill Simser Cree, Moose Cree First Nation Jill Simser is a proud Cree and is a member of the Moose Cree First Nation. She is a “sixties scoop” adoptee and over the years has reconnected with her biological family. Beading skills run in the family, her grandmother Jane was a […]

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Fran Rogers

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Fran Rogers, leatherwork, beader, beadwork, craft maker, crafts, moccasins, Indigenous Artist, First Nations, Indigenous Arts Collective of Canada, Pass The Feather

Fran Rogers Artist Gallery Contact Fran Rogers Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation I am a Woodland Cree woman and a member of the Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation in Treaty 8 Territory.  I am a mother of a daughter and a son and I enjoy sewing and beading regalia for them to dance in.  I enjoy the […]

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Karen Starr Beauvais

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Karen Starr Beauvais, beader, crafter, jewelry maker, dreamcatchers, medicine bags, sterling silver, jewelry, Indigenous Artist, First Nations, Indigenous Arts Collective of Canada, Pass The Feather

Karen Starr Beauvais Artist Gallery Contact Karen Starr Beauvais Mohawks of Kahnawake My name is Karen Starr and I am a First Nations Mohawk of Kahnawake. Creating is in my blood and my hands were made for crafting, I have been sewing and painting from an early age. My grandmother was a beader and I […]

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Sharon Robinson

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Sharon Robinson, craft maker, crafts, jewelry, jewelry maker, dreamcatchers, sterling silver, Indigenous Artist, First Nations, Indigenous Arts Collective of Canada, Pass The Feather

Sharon Robinson Artist Gallery Contact Sharon Robinson Métis My name is Sharon Robinson, I live in Maple Ridge BC. I’ve always felt something was missing in my heart. Recently I’ve been doing our family tree and found out our grandfather was Métis living with my grandmother in Selkirk, Manitoba. The fact that we had indigenous […]

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Rose Moses

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Rose Moses, beadwork, beader, craft maker, crafts, painter, painting, workshop, Ojibwe Jingle Dress Doll, facilitator, Indigenous Artist, First Nations, Indigenous Arts Collective of Canada, Pass The Feather

Rose Moses Artist Gallery Contact Rose Moses Ojibwe, Henvey Inlet First Nation My name is Rose Moses. I am Ojibwe from the Henvey Inlet Band. I am a self taught artist and have drawn on the inspiration of other First Nations artists. I up cycle a lot of my materials when I am working on […]

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Linda Peterson

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Linda Peterson, basket maker, basketry, beadwork, beader, craft maker, crafts, quilling, quillwork, birch bark, jewelry, jewelry maker, Indigenous Artist, First Nations, Indigenous Arts Collective of Canada, Pass The Feather

Linda Peterson Artist Gallery Contact Linda Peterson Michipicoten First Nation My name is Linda Peterson, I live in Wawa. My upbringing taught me to work with birch bark, sweetgrass and later on I taught myself beadwork, and other Indigenous crafts.Today I am retired, partner, mother, grandmother and great grandmother enjoying my life and creating pretty […]

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Melanie Gray

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Melanie Gray, crafts, craft maker, silversmithing, dreamcatchers, jewelry, jewelry maker, Indigenous Artist, First Nations, Indigenous Arts Collective of Canada, Pass The Feather

Melanie Gray Artist Gallery Contact Melanie Gray Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte She:kon! My name is Melanie Gray and I am from Tyendinaga (Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte). I began my creative journey learning the ‘daisy chain’ when I was 8 years old. Since then I have continued my curiosity with the creative […]