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Youth program in One Arrow First Nation encourages young entrepreneurs – CBC

Oct 12, 2021

As the country just marked its first ever National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, many in Saskatchewan are trying to find ways to create acts of reconciliation in their own communities.

A youth entrepreneurship program is encouraging young people in One Arrow First Nation to come up with business projects.

The latest includes repurposing items — like old cabinets — and turning them into Indigenous-inspired art.

15-year-old Ruby Daniels says it’s fun work.

“It’s pretty cool. We used to get to travel around a lot. Like a lot. We used to be out every weekend selling shows like trade shows and powwows and they’d just sit there. Grown adults would just look down at kids and go ‘you’re so amazing’,” she said.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/youth-program-in-one-arrow-first-nation-encourages-young-entrepreneurs-1.6207542

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