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WE ARE HIRING : TS’KWE MAKERS ATELIER

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…

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WE ARE HIRING : TS’KWE MAKERS ATELIER

Creative Arts Savings & Credit Union (Banking)

Creative Arts Savings & Credit Union is a cooperatively run banking institution chartered in 2008 for the benefit of individuals employed in, and organizations serving the creative arts. Immediate family members of qualified members are…

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Canada Fashion Law

Canada Fashion Law has a passion for fashion and for laws that assist the fashion industry. Trained as an intellectual property and branding lawyer in Canada, CanadaFashionLaw will take any opportunity to learn more and educate others about the…

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Canada Fashion Law
Growing Greener Enterprise 2016

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…

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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…

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CALL FOR ILLUSTRATIONS – imagineNATIVE and Setsuné Tote Bag Project

Indian Giver Exhibition Artists Take On Cultural Appropriation with Guest Panelists

Listen to and join the on-going discussion about the cultural appropriation of Indigenous peoples Location: Gallery 1313 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6K 1L8 Phone:(416) 536-6778 Panel Discussion: June 18 from 2-4pm Exhibition dates: June…

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Indian Giver Exhibition Artists Take On Cultural Appropriation with Guest Panelists
How Indigenous artists are taking back what the fashion industry stole (CBC Arts)

How Indigenous artists are taking back what the fashion industry stole (CBC Arts)

From the gallery to the mall? Imagine seeing an art show about cultural appropriation at Urban Outfitters If Sage Paul and Erika Iserhoff get their wish, the next place you'll see their latest art show…

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This Is What Happens When Indigenous Artists Do Their Own Appropriating (THE FADER)

Toronto's Setsuné Fashion Incubator has curated an art show-cum-clapback called Indian Giver. Sage Paul knew that the name of her new art show would be provocative. Indian Giver: It’s an outmoded pejorative used to denigrate…

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This Is What Happens When Indigenous Artists Do Their Own Appropriating (THE FADER)
INDIAN GIVER: RECLAIMING A STOLEN CULTURE (shedoesthecity.com)

INDIAN GIVER: RECLAIMING A STOLEN CULTURE (shedoesthecity.com)

I first heard the term “Indian Giver” in primary school. A little girl blurted it out when I tried to grab my toy to go home. “You’re an Indian Giver!” she hissed. I remembered feeling…

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Indian Giver’ confronting cultural appropriation through artwork (Toronto Star)

June art exhibition from Setsuné Indigenous Fashion Incubator providing a platform for indigenous women artists Erika Iserhoff says she’s done playing nice. From the genocide of indigenous people in residential schools, to the appropriation of…

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Indian Giver’ confronting cultural appropriation through artwork (Toronto Star)
Indian Giver – An exhibition of fashion, textiles and wearable art

Indian Giver – An exhibition of fashion, textiles and wearable art

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MAY 10, 2016 The Setsuné Indigenous Fashion Incubator is thrilled to announce the opening exhibition of its inaugural Collective Creation Project – Indian Giver. In partnership with Craft Ontario and Culture Storm,…

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Artists Selected to Create New Works in Fashion, Textiles and Wearable Art for Inaugural Collective Creation Project “Cultural Appropriation”

image: examples of past works by the selected artists For immediate release – November 9, 2015 (Toronto) The Setsuné Indigenous Fashion Incubator is excited to introduce the selected participants of its first-ever Collective Creation Project. Funded…

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Artists Selected to Create New Works in Fashion, Textiles and Wearable Art for Inaugural Collective Creation Project “Cultural Appropriation”

Cultural appropriation interpreted in fashion (Windspeaker)

Author: By Andrea Smith Windspeaker Contributor TORONTO Volume: 33 Issue: 9   Year: 2015 A Toronto-based fashion arts project that seeks to challenge issues of cultural appropriation in clothing design is underway. Setsune Indigenous Fashion Incubator, the…

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Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment & Training – Projects

Miziwe Biik receives funding from Human Resources Development Canada through the Aboriginal Labour Force Development Circle to deliver the training programs to the Aboriginal community in the Greater Toronto Area. Miziwe Biik offers different funding…

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Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment & Training – Projects
Passion For Fashion

Passion For Fashion

In partnership with the Toronto Fashion Incubator (TFI) the program offers workshops on starting your own fashion business, developing a line, sales and marketing, and how to do presentations. Youth may qualify for one-on-one mentorship…

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Audio: Appropriation on CBC’s Metro Morning with Matt Galloway

The Toronto born fashion designers behind D-Squared are under fire after the release of the label's latest women's collection. Matt Galloway spoke with Sage Paul. She is a Toronto based indigenous artist who works in…

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Audio: Appropriation on CBC’s Metro Morning with Matt Galloway
Petition: Request Dsquared to Donate profits from offensive FW15 “DSqu*w” line to an organization that supports Native women’s rights in Canada.

Petition: Request Dsquared to Donate profits from offensive FW15 “DSqu*w” line to an organization that supports Native women’s rights in Canada.

https://www.change.org/p/dsquared2-donate-profits-from-offensive-fw15-dsquaw-line-to-an-organization-that-supports-native-women-s-rights-in-canada

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Dsquared brings back dated, racist slurts “squ*w” and “eskimo” for new collection

We very much disagree with and are very offended by the blatant CULTURAL APPROPRIATION of and RACISM towards Indigenous people and our culture in Dsquared2's latest collection "‪Dsqu*w‬" *shudder* The line between "inspired by" and "appropriation"…

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Dsquared brings back dated, racist slurts “squ*w” and “eskimo” for new collection
Native Fashion Now

Native Fashion Now

THIS TEXT FROM THE PEABODY ESSEX MUSEUM WEBSITE FOR THEIR UPCOMING 2015/2016 EXHIBITION "NATIVE FASHION NOW" From vibrant street clothing to exquisite haute couture, this exhibition celebrates the visual range, creative expression and political nuance of Native…

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Toronto Fashion Incubator

Nurturing & supporting fashion entrepreneurs since 1987. Made to measure business solutions for new and established fashion designers, entrepreneurs, professionals and students fashionincubator.com 

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Toronto Fashion Incubator
Ralph Lauren’s Native American Ads Reveal Sad Truth About The Fashion World

Ralph Lauren’s Native American Ads Reveal Sad Truth About The Fashion World

This article originally appeared in Huff Post by Kim Bhasin The clothing company Ralph Lauren released an online advertisement for its RRL line last month that drew scathing criticism from Native Americans. The ad's imagery harked…

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Fashion Sense

Designer Brenda Lee Asp Talks About The Territories Beauty THIS STORY ORIGINALLY RAN IN THE SPRING 2014 (V8I1) EDITION OF YUKON, NORTH OF ORDINARY. (northofordinary.com)

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