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Sunshine Quem Tenasco – Founder, Her Braids

Sunshine Tenasco is Anishinabeg, from Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg, Quebec. She is a clean water activist. Sunshine’s website and company Her Braids (www.herbraids.com), sells the beaded pendants Sunshine makes, with a portion of the profits going to the David Suzuki Blue Dot campaign, which supports the right to a clean environment. Her Braids is committed to […]

by pmnationtalk on July 28, 2020192 Views

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Sean McCormick – Manitobah Mukluks President and Founder

When Sean McCormick started selling leather and fur to aboriginal artisans as a high school student, he never expected his company would someday be one of the fastest-growing footwear brands in Canada – and a model of Indigenous business success. A Manitoba Metis, Sean and his partner and sister, Heather, spent much of their childhood […]

by pmnationtalk on July 28, 2020119 Views

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James McPherson, CEO of Sahtu Adventures

James is Métis and hails from Tųlı́t’ą, NWT. He has a vast knowledge of the land that comes only from a lifetime of experience. As a young child, he spent most of his time outside, up and down the Great Bear River and the Keele River every chance he got. Learning from the Elders, he […]

by pmnationtalk on July 27, 2020278 Views

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JP Gladu, Principal, Mokwateh

NationTalk catches up with JP Gladu who shares his newest announcement – the launch of his company, Mokwateh. JP brings rich experience, a broad network, and unique insights to bear for his clients at Mokwateh. Mokwateh is a different kind of consultancy. It is a Leadership Studio where founder JP Gladu helps clients build bridges […]

by pmnationtalk on July 10, 2020359 Views

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Mark Marsolais-Nahwegahbow – Founder, Birch Bark Coffee Company

In this interview, Indigenous Icons & Influencers by NationTalk profiles Mark Marsolais-Nahwegahbow, Founder of Birch Bark Coffee Company. Mark is Ojibwe and a Band Member of Whitefish River First Nation located on Birch Island, Ontario in the District of Manitoulin Island. Mark talks about his mission to change Indigenous lives across Canada & the impacts […]

by pmnationtalk on July 6, 2020220 Views

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Adrian Sutherland – Midnight Shine, Lead vocalist/guitarist

In this interview, NationTalk profiles Adrian Sutherland, Lead Vocalist/Guitarist of Canadian roots-rock band, Midnight Shine. Adrian comes from Attawapiskat on the remote coast of the James Bay. He’s a singer, songwriter, musician, recording artist, and the fascinating frontman and founder of roots-rockers Midnight Shine, making meaningful music with important messages that resonate across Canada and […]

by pmnationtalk on July 5, 2020549 Views

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Jolene Johnson – President and CEO, Wabanaki Maple

NationTalk speaks with Jolene Johnson who is from the Tobique (Maliseet) First Nation in New Brunswick and is the President and CEO of Wabanaki Maple which has been in business since 2018. She talks about the company’s vision and commitment to helping to preserve our environment and helping Indigenous communities thrive. She also talks about […]

by pmnationtalk on June 23, 2020274 Views

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Marion Crowe – CEO, First Nations Health Managers Association (FNHMA) discusses the launch of their newest information sharing initiative; InfoPoint.

The First Nations Health Managers Association (FNHMA) CEO, Marion Crowe discusses FNHMA’s newest initiative; InfoPoint. InfoPoint is an information sharing initiative developed for First Nations Health Managers and professionals. As COVID-19 posed challenges for First Nations Health Managers in communities across the country, these challenges have given rise to questions without a clear place to […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 2020519 Views

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Claudine Santos – Founder of VIO Volunteers – ‘Masks in Every Community’

Interview with Claudine Santos – President of VIO Volunteers – ‘Masks in Every Community‘ VIO Volunteers, a new Canadian non-profit, that has launched Masks in Every Community – a drive to secure funds and the life-saving PPE needed to prevent the spread of COVID-19.As for updates, VIO Volunteers is happy to say that, together with procurement partners such […]

by pmnationtalk on June 9, 2020446 Views

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Jessica Floresco- General Manager of Mother Earth Recycling

NationTalk speaks with Jessica Floresco who is a Metis from the Red River Valley in Manitoba and is the General Manager of Mother Earth Recycling which has been in business for over 8 years. She talks about the company’s mission which is to provide meaningful training and employment opportunities to the Aboriginal community through environmentally […]

by pmnationtalk on June 2, 2020386 Views

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