Mohawk Two-Spirit Singer Shawnee Talks About her Latest Summer Hit, and more

With her music, First Nations two-spirit pop singer Shawnee (Mohawk from Six Nations of the Grand River) advocates for LGBTQ2S+ issues as well as the youth. Known throughout Canada as a rebellious, passionate, powerhouse female and award-winning vocalist, Shawnee surely created a buzz when she dropped a brand new track from her upcoming album. Shawnee’s […]

Building a Fashion Empire: Helen Oro

I reflect back to the time I first met Helen Oro, a makeup and nail guru who shared snapshots of her beaded jewelry and sunglasses with us on Facebook in hopes of being featured. It was sometime after the release of our Premiere Issue back in 2013. In our brief conversation, Oro happily offered to […]

Fashion Story: Working with Fur, According to Christy Ruby

For Christy Ruby, her work with fur takes her back to her ancestral roots. “The fur has a familiar sensation that means life or death to my people, and its value has not changed for thousands of years.” Ruby introduces herself as an Alaskan Native Tlingit Eagle from the Keet Gooshi Hit House, Killer Whale […]