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Lake Nipissing candles at the Ziigwan/Spring Handmade Artist Market in Duchesnay – Anishinabek News

April 30, 2024

NIPISSING FIRST NATION— What does a Lake Nipissing Candle smell like? Savannah Mcleod answers, “It’s like a fresh, clean, lake breeze. It’s been a popular candle everywhere we’ve been to.”

Savannah and Brooklyn Penasse are owners of Cedar Canoe Candles. The Nipissing First Nation cousins appear at pow wows and on May 4, they will be at the Ziigwan/Spring Handmade Market in Duchesnay at the Nbisiing Seconday School from 10am to 2pm.

Brooklyn says the Lake Nipissing Candle evokes memories through aroma.

“We grew up in Garden Village. We were always at the beach swimming. We were really close to the lake so we were always breathing in that fresh air from the lake.”

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