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Check Out This Super-Cute IKEA Line Made by Indigenous Artisans (FLARE Magazine)

On Thursday June 8, IKEA Canada is debuting something incredibly special: a limited-edition capsule collection made in partnership with Toronto-based Setsuné Indigenous Fashion Incubator and sold exclusively at IKEA Etobicoke. It’s the first time IKEA Canada has co-created a line with local social entrepreneurs. The kitchen textile capsule—named Återställa, which is Swedish for “restore,” “heal” or […]

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Indigenous fashion incubator partners with Ikea to create salvaged collection (CBC News)

A Toronto fashion incubator for Indigenous artists is partnering with Ikea to launch a collection of kitchen accessories that reflect traditional ideas about conserving resources and feasting. Beginning June 6th, shoppers at Ikea’s Etobicoke location can purchase one of four handmade products made entirely from salvaged textiles by Setsuné Indigenous Fashion Incubator. The products are […]

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Dorothy Grant (Canada)

Internationally renowned fashion designer and traditional Haida artist Dorothy Grant’s strong connection to her culture and Haida identity has been the driving creative force and her foundation as a contemporary fashion designer for over the past thirty-two years. In 1988, Grant became the first to merge Haida art and fashion utilizing her formal training at […]

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Jeneen Frei Njootli

Jeneen Frei Njootli is renown for creating incredibly inventive and beautiful garments. Jeneen is inspired by the wearable art made by their ancestors and families hands. They hope to honour their respective traditions by giving continuation to the values enacted in creating hand made, imaginative, playful and meaningful wearable pieces and adapting them to our particular […]

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WE ARE HIRING 6 INDIGENOUS WOMEN (short term, contract) Contract Dates: April 10 – 21 (subject to extension) Application Deadline: March 29, 2017 Only those invited for an interview will be contacted. A sewing sample test will be conducted at the time of interview Setsuné Indigenous Fashion Incubator has partnered with a large retailer to […]

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Growing Greener Enterprise 2016

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 23 Indigenous artists (18+, Toronto) for 2016 Growing Greener Enterprise Indigenous Vendor Incubator @ Evergreen Brick Works VIEW THE PROGRAM & APPLY NOW (PDF) Are you an experienced, culturally-based small business vendor or food artisan? Are you an artist or performer looking to reach a cross-cultural audience? Do you identify as Indigenous to Canada? […]

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CALL FOR ILLUSTRATIONS – imagineNATIVE and Setsuné Tote Bag Project

Deadline: September 16, 2016 APPLY NOW Setsuné Indigenous Fashion Incubator and imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival are partnering for the second year on the Tote Bag Illustration Project! In 2015, Victoria Ransom (Mohawk of Akwesasne) was the selected artist for this project. Her work, Turtle Island Harmony, used traditional Iroquois motifs that aesthetically represented […]

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2016 Research and Development Workshop Series

Register Now // Apply for Sponsorship Research & Development Workshop Series: Jul – Sept, 2016 Gaining traditional and contemporary Indigenous artistic knowledge and techniques, and prompting artistic discourse for fashion, textiles and wearable art. Registration is now open! (See 2015 Pics) With the financial support of the Ontario Arts Council, and the support of our local community, Setsuné launches […]

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