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Northwestern Ontario Indigenous entrepreneurs encouraged to apply for program – Northern Ontario Business

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.”

Read More: https://www.northernontariobusiness.com/industry-news/aboriginal-businesses/northwestern-ontario-indigenous-entrepreneurs-encouraged-to-apply-for-program-5628703

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