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A Thunder Bay CEDC program for Indigenous entrepreneurs in the Northwest is renewed and now accepting applications.
For Kathleen Sawdo, a small business owner from Lac des Mille Lacs First Nation, business is more than money.
Sawdo owns Sister Bear Designs, a company that specializes in handmade Indigenous wearable art.
“My auntie and father were part of the Sixties Scoop. My grandparents were residential school survivors,” she said. “[For] our generation, it’s about working towards reclaiming parts we weren’t able to access before and we’ve done that successfully through our beadwork and wearable art.”
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