Last updated: April 18, 2023
Mariah Meawasige (she/her) is an Anishinaabekwe of Serpent River First Nation, a member of the bear clan, and is of mixed settler ancestry including Polish and Scottish. She was born and raised along the northern shores of Lake Huron but currently resides in Southern Ontario where she runs a small freelance design business, Makoose
. Her practice is within the worlds of graphic design and illustration but specializes in identity and story-centered design.
Mariah has been freelancing since 2017, creating with companies and institutions across Turtle Island, primarily with projects that are indigenous-led or that contribute to indigenous wellbeing or futurity. Her work is rooted in a deep love of stories and storytelling, and aims to explore temporalities and place, map memories, and build relationships through design.