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Fashion Show Showcases Rich Indigenous Culture and History – Elliotlake Standard

Feb 27, 2024

COCHRANE – Indigenous designers and crafters will be showcasing their cultural richness and diversity later this month. Mushkegowuk Council’s Health Department is excited to announce the Indigenous Fashion History and Teachings Show taking place at the Apitisawin Gym in Cochrane on February 29, 2024.

Award-winning fashion designer, stylist, creative director, and content creator Scott Wabano (they/them), a 2spirit Cree from Moose Factory, will be the keynote speaker. Scott, the proud owner of the genderless brand ‘Wabano,’ uses sustainable fashion to educate society about the impacts of colonization on Indigenous communities. Their commitment to preserving Indigenous heritage has earned them a spot on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List for Toronto. Scott will share insights and inspiration, particularly for Indigenous youth, emphasizing the power of identity and existence.

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