Native Diva Creations

Native Diva Creations was founded in 2015 by owner/designer Melrene Saloy-EagleSpeaker, Melrene Saloy is from the Kainai Nation in Southern Alberta, Canada. Melrene’s influences stem from the beading traditions of her family, the black foot people and the land. Combining her love of crafting, beadwork, fashion, and business Melrene developed Native Diva Creations. This blend of traditional and modern sets her jewelry apart from the everyday jewelry and accessories. Making culturally appropriate wears that all people can wear respectfully is a large part of what and why she makes what she makes. Staying authentic is what is most important to her, and hand made one-of-a-kind products are what keeps it authentic. Native Diva Creations is an award-winning business and currently holds the title of “International Indigenous Accessories Designer of the year “. Melrene business and entrepreneurship has been recognized and celebrated with different accolades such as Calgary Chambers of commerce small business awards, CANDO entrepreneurial of the year award, Community futures treaty seven business series and more. As an emerging artist and business owner, where Melrene has shared her entrepreneurial journey success and struggles with others through speaking engagements on small business panels to help encourage other in their business endeavours.Melrene is a Co-founder of the Authentically Indigenous Craft Show and Marketplace here in Calgary. For the past 4 yeast she has helped make space for Indigenous artists and business owners to have a space to sell their goods and promote their services.

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