Joleen Mitton is proud of her Plains Cree, French, Scottish heritage. Born and bred in East Vancouver, BC, she spent 18 years traveling the world, working as a professional model. Joleen is the Owner/Operator of All My Relations Entertainment, a company that produces Indigenous Fashion shows with clothing designed by local Indigenous Designers and worn by models of First Nation/Metis and Inuit descent.
Although Joleen loved the art aspect of the fashion world she didn’t always agree with it and wanted more substance in her life. Now residing back in Vancouver where she’s dedicated to working with Indigenous communities through numerous non-profits; connecting through art, fashion and understanding.
Through Producing Aboriginal Fashion Shows and Basketball Tournaments across the city, Joleen has succeeded in raising awareness for local indigenous fashion and the Native Basketball community by hosting tournament’s and producing Fashion shows in Vancouver.
Joleen is dedicated to improving the lives of people in her community, working intimately with a number of local non-profits, putting her PR, marketing, social media and producing skills to good use. Joleen works weekends with the Aboriginal Urban Butterflies Day Camp, a program for children in foster care and the Mentor Me program, which is for Native girl’s aging out of foster care, and somehow manages and plays on All My Relations women’s basketball team in her free time. “Basketball has done a lot for me” she says. “ It has connected me to my culture and got me through the tough times in my youth, don’t know where I’d be without it”.