THE DESIGN STORY
The Ojibwe word “Miikana” means “the path”. As with most Anishinaabe words, it has a literal and a spiritual meaning. The path our souls take throughout life and after life is something sacred and something to reflect on. The offering of this design is to honour this sacred path.
For many of us, our path may not always feel as though it is “straight”.. or maybe some feel it is “too straight”. We are curious how we can redefine this narrative. Can you define your own path outside of the constraints of the traditional paths society leads us to think we should walk?
To go one step further, can you articulate the path of your life without using your job titles, your marital status, your parenthood status, the deaths of those you’ve loved? We tend to describe our paths solely with these traditional markers - what would your path look like to think outside these descriptors? As we peel these layers back, we can begin to understand the true Path of Our Souls.
Diamonds, champagne, square footage and compound interest. These are tied to a western take on prosperity.
What about land, story, relations, and healing? People across age, race, and religion all have different definitions of what a prosperous life entails. This collection is inspired by the drive to share an emerging narrative of prosperity. An indigenous narrative. This is not a new way of viewing prosperity, it is a remembering. We are also curious and keen to explore how to find a balance of both views. At the end of the day, we live in a world where money can support