Workshops & Events

Upcoming events for 2021

Indigenous Entrepreneurship Online(Indigenous Entrepreneurship for Artists Series)

Zoom event*

Indigenous Entrepreneurship Online

Indigenous Entrepreneurship for Artists Series 1/3
Monday May 10 at 7pm ET

This week we are joined by:

Sunshine (Quem) Tenasco - Her Braids and Powwow Pitch
Stephanie Peltier – Deliaestelle Designs
Jennifer Harper - Cheekbone Beauty

Join us for conversations with Indigenous creatives and entrepreneurs about finding success in the digital space. Talks will take place live on Zoom where you will have the opportunity to listen and ask questions about the experiences and expertise of the panelists.

This 3-part series is tailored towards Indigenous artists and entrepreneurs. It is free to attend.

 Discussing why you take your work online and where to put it. Looking at how Indigenous creatives are selling their work online from individual artists and small businesses.


 Spring Indigenous Virtual Art Market (May28-30)


Join us for the Spring Indigenous Virtual Art Market! This 3-day online event will highlight the work of 50 Indigenous artists and artisans from across the country. Come browse the virtual booths from May 28-30, where you can learn more about these amazing vendors and support the work of Indigenous artists. 

The Spring Indigenous Virtual Art Market features the diverse work of Métis, Inuit and First Nations makers including fine art, beadwork, sculptures, moccasins, cards, crafts, music, materials and much more. Come and enjoy the fun!

This event is organized by members of the NAC Indigenous Theatre team who live and work on the unceded Territory of the Algonquin Anishinabeg. We welcome Indigenous and non-Indigenous folks from all territories to join us for this virtual event.


That is a wrap for 2020 events! Please check in the new year of upcoming workshops!! 

December 5, 2020 & December 12, 2020 - 11:30 a.m.
National Art Centre - Indigenous Theater presents: 

Beaded Earrings Workshop - Virtual event

You will receive a kit that has everything to make a pair of beautiful beaded earrings, with a surprise bead colour inside! Included are instructions, beads, gems, threads, stud backings and much more! The workshop will be split between two 1.5-hour sessions via zoom where you will bead along with Stephanie to make your earrings from start to finish and have the ability to share your progress and ask questions. 

Suitable for beginner beaders and experienced beaders alike, ages 16 and up. Workshop will be delivered in English but questions are welcome in French.

Materials required:

- Pen

- Scissors

All other materials will be provided.


Past Events

November 2020

Indigenous Women’s Virtual Art Market / Marché numérique des artisanes autochtones

November 27  – November 29, 2020 - All Day

Details of the virtual market from the National Art Centre (NAC): 

"We are thrilled to announce that for our 3rd annual Indigenous Women’s Art Market we are going virtual! You are once again invited to come and support local Indigenous women artists and artisans during this 3-day event taking place on our virtual market event website.

The Indigenous Women’s Art Market features the diverse and amazing work of Métis, Inuit and First Nations makers. Browse jewelry, beadwork, paintings, sculptures, mittens, moccasins, coffee, crafts, and much more. Come and enjoy the fun!

Purchases will be made through the vendors’ online shops."

My website will be added to the market place where you can find my new featured collections and I will package them!

Hope to (virtually) see you there!

National Arts Centre link

Here is the Facebook event link! 

October 2020

September 2020

Deliaestelle Designs facilitated and exciting workshop at The National Art Gallery of Canada hosted by The Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health for First Nations, métis or Inuit and ages 13+ and up and living in the Ottawa/Gatineau area.

This was a COVID-19 pre-screened and well organized outdoor workshop with social distancing which offered the creation of mini Moccasin earrings using kits provided by Manitobah Mukluks.
Stay tuned for more dates in the following months!