Sidney Nehua-Jackson by Aaron Menor

Sidney Nehua-Jackson, Māori activist-model, wins Cosmic Sister Ancestor Medicine Award
Cosmic Sister Ancestor Medicine Award
RISE New York Fashion Week

“Stay true to who you are and everything else will fall into place.” – Sidney Nehua-Jackson

@sidneyahuaiti (the younger sister)

“I am my ancestors’ wildest dreams who has grown to become unapologetically Māori.” — Sidney Nehua-Jackson

“My ancestors couldn’t speak Te Reo Māori , so I speak and continue to learn Māori for my ancestors who couldn’t.”
— Sidney Nehua-Jackson


Rise NYFW is an event consisting of independent fashion designers showcasing their collections to a global audience of press, stylists, retailers, and industry influencers. Our goal is to champion diversity and give emerging designers an opportunity to be seen and discovered.

Fri, Sep 9, 2022
Studio Arte
265 West 37th Street
New York, NY 10018

October 2022