Joni Millard

Joni Millard is Assiniboine, Gros Ventre, and Crow. She lives in Central Oregon.

Matriarchs and Sacred Ones Moccasin and Earring Set

Beads, leather, thread.

My mother taught me how to bead, my matriarchs have taught me the importance of tradition. It’s important to preserve my culture and to keep it alive. There are many misconceptions about Native American culture and I would like to help correct that. I would love to see people wear more authentic beadwork and support more Indigenous artists.

Joni Millard

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