Fashion designer draws on Indigenous roots to guide his path forward

Jason Baerg is an artist, designer and professor who is Cree Métis and hails from Saskatchewan. The Weather Network spoke with him about how his ancestors can guide our modern world

Jason Baerg, professor, artist and fashion designer, plays a key role in the Indigenous renaissance, looking to his heritage in the past as a way to push us into the future.

In order to understand Baerg's process, we have to go back thousands of years. The relationship between weather and clothing started out simple, as humans needed protection from the elements.

Watch the video preceding the article to find more about Jason Baerg's Indigenous roots that drive his passion and creativity.

Thumbnail courtesy of SWAIA Indigenous Fashion Show.