Welcome to the application page!

The process is quite simple. Please review the Designer Contract, and if the contract is acceptable, please fill out the application below! If you have any questions regarding the application process please feel free to contact us at info@otahpiaaki.com.

Please note: If accepted, your work may be on the runway, part of a standing showcase or a community pop-up.

Name *
Name
i.e. He/Him, She/Hers, They/Them
What is your Professional Level? *
Indigenous Group *
What is the name of your nation? This will go beside your name in prints. You can be as specific or as broad as you need to be (e.g. Barren Lands First Nation, or simply just Cree, or simply just First Nations).
Tell us about yourself and your Indigenous background. This information will be used for social media and printed copies (note: we may edit your submission to help fit our style guide or format).
Tell us about your brand. This information will be used for social media and for printed copies (note: we may edit them to help fit our style guide or format). Please include: Products and services your brand offers. Partnership and collaboration highlights. Vision. Values. Influences and similarities.
Important: Your website, Facebook, twitter and/or Instagram must include images of the clothes you've designed.
Important: Your website, Facebook, twitter and/or Instagram must include images of the clothes you've designed.
Important: Your website, Facebook, twitter and/or Instagram must include images of the clothes you've designed.
1. Please tell us about the collection you would like to have on the runway. Please include: Collection name, influences and similarities. Vision. Values. Whether the collection is mostly or exclusively men or women clothing, and where this collection has been displayed (Canada, US, etc.). Important: Please indicate any protocols for handling your collection. 2. How does your collection connect to our theme of Winter Counts and the Year of Indigenous Languages?
Note: Each designer is allocated a maximum of 12 looks on the runway.
If you aren't chosen, what level of feedback would you like? *
Note: All applicants are chosen by a varied selection jury.
Would you be interested in participating additional showcases in Treaty 6, 7, or 8? *