Anishinaabe fashion designer and bead work artist (Onigum, Minnesota)
Session: Creative People Power in the Northwoods
Delina White, Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, is a Native Apparel Designer and Beadwork Artist specializing in traditional Woodland floral designs of Great Lakes Nations. In her art, Delina works with natural materials prized by the original people of this continent; mixing the traditional with contemporary, combining richly textured fabrics with indigenous items used in trade with the Europeans in the 18th & 19th centuries. For more information and photos of Delina’s art work, please check out her Gallery on the website: www.iamanishinaabe.com.