Owner, Founder, Artist, Designer, & Facilitator
Ashley-Rose Machendagoos is an Ojibway artist from Whitesand First Nation. She grew up in Thunder Bay, where she lived on the Fort William First Nation Reserve for most of her childhood. Ashley is a self-taught bead-loom jewelry designer. She specializes in both contemporary and traditional styles, while continually pursuing new teachings on traditional Indigenous crafting techniques. Ashley-Rose has been teaching beading workshops in person and virtually since 2017. Ashley-Rose currently resides in Wahnapitae, Ontario, Canada.