Amber Bellegarde

Amber Bellegarde is a nêhiyaw/nakoda woman from the Little Black Bear First Nation in Treaty 4 territory, who lives in Saskatoon in Treaty 6 territory. She grew up on her First Nation surrounded by ceremony, and learning to design, bead, and sew thanks to her kōhkom (grandmother), mom, and older sister.

Amber takes enormous pride in being an Auntie as it is a very important role in Indigenous communities and families. She is passionate about sharing her culture and she incorporate personal stories in her creative projects that highlight themes of kinship and First Nations traditional knowledge.