InFocus: Indigenous beaders from Canada take Paris Fashion Week by storm

Ojibway interior designer collaborates with housewares giant, Urban Barn.


In just a couple of days, Paris Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2022 kicks off (Feb 28 – March 8) and we talk to beaders who will hit the runways with their art on one of the biggest fashion stages in the world.

We’ll also chat with an Anishinaabekwe interior designer from Winnipeg about her homeware line and partnership with housewares giant, Urban Barn.

Host, Producer / Winnipeg

Melissa is a proud Red River Metis and award-winning journalist who has spent more than 24 years covering crime, courts, politics, business and entertainment for newspapers in four provinces.
She then joined APTN Investigates in 2009 and APTN National News in 2018 and in that time has garnered numerous awards and nominations including from the World Indigenous Television Broadcasters Network (2013), Canadian Association of Journalists (2016, 2019) and Canadian Screen Awards (2018, 2019).