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Indigenous Market

Indigenous Market at Hamilton Public Library over stylized dark blue beadwork and light blue feather background

Each month until December, shop for one-of-a-kind items made by talented local Indigenous artists and makers at Central Library. Markets feature an array of items from jewelry to ceramics to leatherwork and literature.

Markets are held the second and third Saturdays 10am to 4pm.

Artisan Schedule

Dec 10

Allison and Sarah MittenBeaded corn keychains, mini moccasin keychains, beaded earrings and pop sockets.By The Six ClothingHaudenosaunee designed clothing and accessories, beaded earrings and hats.

Giniw Paradis Metis Art & DesignBeaded earrings (antique beads and contemporary), and, paintings on antique pages.Melissa’s Native Arts and CraftsJewellery, skirts and moccasins.

Dec 17

Trish PatrickBeaded moccasinsTurtle Island Masonry and SculpturesSculptures, paintings, handcrafted leather goods and stone carving.Yotakahron JonathanBeaded jewellery, keychains and baby moccasins, and apparel.


Thank you to the artists who were part of the previous Markets at Central Library.

November: Carole Jones and Kahsenniyohstha Designs.

October: Otahyoni Trails and RH Designs.

September: Urban Bead Kin, Niwasa, and Sandy’Z Creations.

August: Bushwa Beadwork and Caroline Bigtree, Come Bead with Me.

July: The Crafty Killjoy, Kreations by Kick, Kinnikinnick Trading Co., Jean Miso and the Turtle Feather.

June: Beadwork by Kay, Good Stuff Pots, Michele Dent, Eahwahewi, House of Beads and Smith Brothers Trading.

May: Eleven Eighty Catering, Bomberry Beads, Cavan’s Creations, Beads in the Trap, Ojistoh Publishing and Sheri Berry Designs.

This project is funded by the Government of Canada through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario. Ce projet est financé par le gouvernement du Canada à travers l’Agence fédérale de développement économique pour le Sud de l’Ontario.

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