Cultural threads: MINI TIPI’s journey to connection

Joe Mimran delves into the remarkable story of MINI TIPI, a Canadian lifestyle brand inspired by Indigenous art, founded by Trisha Pitura and Melanie Bernard in 2016. Pitura shares their journey from a basement startup to a 7,000-square-foot warehouse, reconnecting with her culture and collaborating with Indigenous artists along the way.

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Host & guest

  • Trisha Pitura


    Trisha Pitura

    Co-founder, creative director, and artist relations, MINI TIPI

Joseph Mimran


Joseph Mimran

CEO of Joseph Mimran & Associates Inc., founder of Club Monaco & Joe Fresh, and former Dragon on CBC’s Dragons’ Den

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Date modified: 2024-05-29