Blackfoot Confederacy Artists & Entrepreneurs


Black Elk Arts

 An Indigenous business located on the Blood reserve. They offer silversmith short courses, studio tours and authentic jewelry for purchase. Blackfoot jewelry artist Bert Tallman is owner of Black Elk Arts, specializing in ammolite and turquoise jewelry.

Website:

http://www.blackelkarts.com/contact/contact-1/

Instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/berttallmanjewelry/?igshid=MWM2YjBjM2Q%3D

Email:

blackelkartsinc@gmail.com

 

Foxx Den Resin

Kainai owned arts and crafts store Foxx Den Resin specializes in handmade epoxy resin made jewelry, keychains, small dishes plus other items. Owner Juliette Fox welcomes custom orders.

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100087730992190

Email:

parisfoxx82@gmail.com

 

Bull Plume Studio

Owner of Bull Plume Studio, Albertine Crow Shoe from Piikani Nation is an accomplished Blackfoot jeweller, silversmith plains artist.

Email:

albertine.crowshoe1@gmail.com

Alberta Craft Council:

https://www.albertacraft.ab.ca/crowshoe

 

Niitsitapi Company 

Founded in 2018, by Payne Many Guns from the Siksika Nation. Niitsitapi Company is an Indigenous owned business, operated on the traditional territory of the Blackfoot Confederacy.

Website:

https://niitsitapicompany.com/

Email:

sales@niitsitapicompany.com

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/niitsitapicompany

Instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/niitsitapicompany/

 

Crane Awaken

Cyndy Running Crane from Aamsskáápipikani Nation is owner of Crane Awaken. Cyndy has always had an interest in the power of crystals, intention, and the law of attraction.

Email:

craneawaken@gmail.com

Instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/crane_awaken/

 

Jennifer La Fromboise-Wagner

From Aamsskáápipikani Nation, Jennifer makes custom quilts in all sizes, ribbon skirts and necklaces. She was taught how to make a star quilt using the strip method, from Gloria Wilkenson (Mandan/Hidatsa/Arikara) and Lisa Longtime sleeping (Blackfeet).

Email:

duhteechr@yahoo.com

Cell:

1-406-450-8308

 

Kendall Singer

Blackfoot Káínai Niitsitapi Artists Kendall Singer creates original artworks inspired by Niitsitapi Blackfoot culture, community, and territory. Kendall’s mediums include watercolor, ink, and acrylic on paper or canvas. Prints also available for purchase.

Instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/kendall777sweetgrass/

Email:

kendalltsinger@gmail.com

 

Rudy Black Plume

Rudy Black Plume is a Kainai Nation/Blood Tribe digital artist. Rudy’s art is rooted in her love for the Blackfoot culture and the land of her people; she draws inspiration from Niitsitapi theology, ontology, and ways of knowing.

Instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/areyoudeewhy/

Email:

rudyblackplume@gmail.com

 

Star Crop Eared Wolf

Niitsitapi Kainai Artist and Curator, Star Crop Eared Wolf has a BFA-Native Art- Art History/ Museum Studies. She is self described Herbal Jedi, Photographer and Jeweller.

Instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/starskywolf/

Email:

starcropearedwolf@gmail.com

 

Marsha Doore-Wolf Collar

Marsha Doore-Wolf Collar from Siksiká Nation is owner and creator of “Empowered Rez Chick” merchandise. Her T-shirts celebrate Indigenous Women taking their power back.

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/wolfgirl40

Email:

mwolfcollar@shaw.ca

 

Aáksistóohkotok Imprints

Vanessa Brave Rock from Káínai Nation is owner of Aáksistóohkotok Imprints. Authentic Blackfoot style handmade products include custom apparel, traditional Blackfoot moccasins, beaded jewelry, and many other amazing products.

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/276342500615135/media

Email:

vanessabraverock@hotmail.com

 

Bryce Many Fingers / Singer

Mano’taanikaapi is an artist and member from the Blood Tribe / Kainai in Southern Alberta. Bryce’s mixed media art aims to build an understanding of Niitsitapi culture and history, as well as a relationship to the land.

Instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/brycemsinger/

Email:

Singerbryce@outlook.com 

 

Winter Rex

Artisan and Entrepreneur Winter is from Aamsskáápipikani Nation. Her work includes fabric purses with applique, unique ribbon skirts, cradle boards, Pendleton, and capote jackets, parfleche bags and shields, backrests, star quilts, real bone necklaces and dentillium earrings.

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/winter.leerex

Email:

mzwinterlee@gmail.com

 

Katelyn Low Horn

From Káínai Nation Katelyn lives with her family on Blood reserve. She is an artisan and entrepreneur creating moccasins, outfits, headdresses, traditional tools, tanned hides, quillwork, and other items.

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/Saapoomotstaa

 

Sukapii Creations

Owner Cheryl Crow Chief from Piikani Nation and Siksiká Nation is co-owner of Sukapii Creations established in 2019. Cheryl and her husband Kevin sell beaded items, regalia, horse tack, leather work, jewelry, supplies and custom orders.

Email:

catherinecrowchief@yahoo.com

 

Amber Weasel Head

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/AmbercitasClothing?mibextid=LQQJ4d

Instagram:

https://instagram.com/ambercita216?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=