Artist CV

Cheyenne (Naatoiyiki) McGinnis   


2016 - Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting and Communications, Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary



2022 - The James Black Gallery Board Member, Vancouver, BC



2016 to Present - Indig Busy-ness; Passion project focusing on promoting Indigenous Artists, Owner

2020 - Skwachay’s Lodge and Gallery; Dis(Place)ment Exhibit for Indigenous Artists, Curator 


June 2021 - USAY New Tribe Magazine; Article written on Sixties Scoop 

June 2021 - USAY New Tribe Magazine; Articles written on resources and Justin Many Fingers

June 2020 - USAY New Tribe Magazine; Reproduction of Artwork and article printed 

November 2019 - Kottakinoona Awaahkapiiyaawa “Bringing the Spirits Home”, Blood Tribe Addictions Framework


February 2023 - Little Red Warrior and his Lawyer Art Exhibition and Play, Arts Commons, Calgary, AB

Fall 2022 - Selected to Design OKI Art Signs, Lethbridge, AB 

August 2022 - Intend to Upend: Inverted Pyramid Series, 3 pieces displayed for 8 day artshow, Vancouver, BC 

August 2022 - Permanent Display, Red Crow College, Blood Tribe (Kainai) 

September 2021 - 6-month Display, Reconciliation Week, Lethbridge, AB  

June 2016 - 3 pieces displayed for 1-month, Indigenous History Month, artBOX on 17e, Calgary, AB 


April 2023 - Making Treaty 7 Artist of the Month, Calgary, AB

2018 - Outstanding Female Delegate, CANDO Economic Development Youth Summit 

2016 - Dr. Olive Dickason Student Award, University of Calgary 

2016 - Contribution Award, Haskayne School of Business, for work on AB Chapter Ch’nook Scholars

2016 - Kochita Female Leadership Award, Inclusion Works 

2016 - Ch’nook Scholar Valedictorian, as selected by peers 

2015 - Ch’nook Scholar Award, Alberta Chapter 

2014 - Ch’nook Scholar Award, Alberta Chapter 

2013 - Ch'nook Scholar Award, Alberta Chapter

2014 - Action Award, Haskayne School of Business, for work on AB Chapter Ch’nook Scholars

2010 - Most Outstanding Aboriginal Artist , Cardston High School


November 2016 - National Young Entrepreneur Symposium (YES) Delegate           

November 2016 - Youth Delegate, Inclusion Works Program

September 2016 - Youth Panel Speaker, Community Futures Treaty 7                    

August 2016 - Youth Entrepreneur Symposium Delegate, Community Futures Treaty 7 

February 2016 - Panelist, Aboriginal Inclusion in the Workplace Panel, Aboriginal Lynx Program

November 2014 - National Young Entrepreneur Symposium (YES) Delegate