We are excited for our friends who have just recently launched their new & beautiful site and shop AKA Cruz Andina. A brand that is focused on bringing Indigenous people (of the Americas) together through fashion.
"The brand uses Indigenous textiles, artwork, and cultural knowledge to create contemporary pieces.Textiles used throughout our accessories have been repurposed from vintage traditional clothing of Indigenous people of the Americas, each item carrying a unique history."
Check out some of the awesome items they have in their online shop:
What is also so great about them is that a percentage of profits goes toward empowering youth through the arts.
The Real Deal - Check out these gorgeous textiles used on their pieces. (pictured Above)
Be sure to head to their site to shop & support AKA Cruz Andina. I can tell you personally that they are wonderful people and we wish them nothing but great things with the launch of this brand. >> www.akacruzandina.com <<
We are now in the midst of updating our 2017 Pow Wow calendar and we could use your help. This is our 3rd year curating this calendar and it's been a great tool for vendors, dancers and attendees in the past!
Over the next week or 2, we will hopefully get a lot of dates up
Since its reopening, Shawenjeagamik (aka 510 Rideau) has been helping Ottawa's Indigenous homeless find their sense of community - being able to speak their language with others, while staying warm and taking in a much needed meal.
On Saturday, April 16th there will be a local fundraiser for the centre featuring
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