Support Indigenous Artists
Who We Are:
A local, grassroots organization created to support local Indigenous creativity, arts & culture, and to promote Community.
We operate the "Authentically Indigenous Marketplace" (est. 2015), as well as cultural event planning and cultural consultation connecting non-Indigenous businesses and organizations with authentic Indigenous opportunities and experiences.
We have worked with the following companies connecting them with cultural opportunities: Amazon, Southcenter Mall, Atco, Enmax, and Calgary Catholic School Board.
Authentically Indigenous Marketplace
Who are our vendors:
Indigenous Artists, Creators & Makers from the Calgary and Treaty areas 7, 6 & 8
What you can find at the sale:
Handmade Goods, Crafts, Art, Jewellery, Beadwork, Food & More.
Authentically Indigenous aims to create opportunities and support local Indigenous creativity, arts & culture, and promote Community. Located in Calgary, Alberta Authentically Indigenous is curated and produced by sister team Melrene Saloy - EagleSpeaker and Autumn EagleSpeaker.
Authentically Indigenous started with a holiday market in 2015, the first Indigenous marketplace of its kind in Alberta. We've curated the following Markets;
‘Stampede’ July 2016,
‘Holiday’ Nov & Dec 2016,
‘Holiday’ Nov & Dec 2017,
‘Holiday’ Nov & Dec 2018,
'Spring' Apr 2019,
'Holiday' Nov & Dec 2019,
'Summer' Aug 2021,
'Holiday' Dec 2021,
'Honouring Matriarchs (Spring) May 2022
Each year the Marketplace has grown and continues to attract new artisans and buyers to come shop.