Entrepreneurship Pathways

My Journey:  Aboriginal Entrepreneurs Pathways to Success

Aboriginals face many unique challenges. Whatever these challenges maybe more and more Aboriginal are overcoming them and finding success in the world of business.   Aboriginals are using their resources, multi tasking skills as a pathway into the business world. As a result of their success, they have positive contributions to their families and have improved the quality of life in their communities. The journey to success has been a difficult one, but the rewards have a multiplying effect. 


 

Entrepreneur: June Desmoulin

Business: Sacred Element Teas

Industry: Natural Health

Years in Business as of summer 2015 :

5 months

Learn more about June


Entrepreneur: Corey Wesley 

Business: Corey Wesley Personal Training 

Industry: Natural Health

Years in Business as of summer 2015: 

1 year

Learn more about Corey

Entrepreneur: Etienne Esquega 

Business: Esquega Law Office 

Industry: Law Services

Years in Business as of summer 2015: 

3 years

Learn more about Etienne

Entrepreneur: Matt Gladu

Business: M2 Carpentry 

Industry: Construction & Trades

Years in Business as of summer 2015:

5 years

Learn more about Matt

Entrepreneur: Paul & Melissa Hardy Giles 

Business: Hardy Giles Consulting 

Industry: Management Consulting

Years in Business as of summer 2015: 

5 years

Learn more about Paul & Melissa

Entrepreneur: Sandi Boucher

Business: Traditionally Speaking

Industry: Training & Education

Years in Business as of summer 2015: 

6 years 

Learn more about Sandi

Entrepreneur: Louise Thomas

Business: Ahnishnabae Art Gallery

Industry: First Nation Art

Years in Business as of summer 2015: 

10 years 

Learn more about Louise

Entrepreneur: Kateri Banning Skaarup

Business: Skaarup Construction 

Industry: Construction – Residential Buildings

Years in Business as of summer 2015: 

10 years

Learn more about Kateri

Entrepreneur: Cindy Crowe

Business: Crowe Consulting Services & Co-Founder of Blue Sky Community Healing Centre

Industry: Training, Personal Development & Education 

Years in Business as of summer 2015:

 11 years

Learn more about Cindy

Entrepreneur: Alice Sabourin 

Business: Beedaubin Resources 

Industry: Counselling 

Years in Business as of summer 2015: 

12 years

Learn more about Alice


Potential Entrepreneurship Funders:

Aboriginal Business Development Toolkit Link:  http://www.ontario.ca/document/aboriginal-business-development-toolkit