ADAAWE Members

ADAAWE Members are Indigenous entrepreneurs, artists and makers building businesses on the unceded and unsurrendered Algonquin Territory grounded in Indigenous values and teachings.

Trisha Pitura

Trisha Pitura

MINI TIPI

Small batch quality blankets and accessories for the home.

Tyson Wesley

Tyson Wesley

FN CLEAN WATER

Canned water social enterprise to bring clean water to First Nations communities.

Paul Owl

Paul Owl

TREETEAS

Flavoured water with hand harvested flavours.

Alicia Kayley

Alicia Kayley

Singer

Indigenous pop singer.

Lisa Isaac

Lisa Isaac

LISA ISAAC HR

Certified HR Leader and Professional, passionate about helping leaders with their people.

Treana Chretien

Treana Chretien

ADAAWE HUB MEMBER

Entrepreneur from Nipissing First Nation.

Crystal Gallagher

Crystal Gallagher

ADAAWE HUB MEMBER

Entrepreneur from Kitigan Zibi.

Rachael Hunt

Rachael Hunt

Freedom School Co. Ltd.

Intuitive Indigenous Mentor

Chrystal Toop

Chrystal Toop

BLACKBIRD MEDICINES

Plant and land-based spritual and cultural wellness practicioner. 

Ceilidh Isadore

Ceilidh Isadore

CEILIDHPITAW

Two-Spirit Mi’kmaw artist from Wagmatcook First Nation.

Cook, Kanenrahtanó:ron

Cook, Kanenrahtanó:ron

ADAAWE HHUB MEMBER

Entrepreneur from Mohawks of Akwesasne.

Tammy Cole

Tammy Cole

COLE CONSULTING

ADAAWE Hub Member and Entrepreur from Temagami First Nation.

Mark Marsolais-Nahwegahbow

Mark Marsolais-Nahwegahbow

BIRCH BARK COFFEE

Organic and fair-trade coffee.

Shyra Barberstock, PhD

Shyra Barberstock, PhD

OKWAHO EQUAL SOURCE

Social innovation, enterprise, finance and procurement consulting group.

Rye Barberstock

Rye Barberstock

OKWAHO EQUAL SOURCE

Social innovation, enterprise, finance and procurement consulting group.

Amber Asp-Chief

Amber Asp-Chief

WOLF & CROW STUDIO

Handmade art and creations.

Amanda Fox

Amanda Fox

FOXYBEADWORK

Quality beaded items .

Margaret Coady

Margaret Coady

PARTNERS EMPOWERED CONSULTING LTD.

Providing virtual boutique resume writing services and other career related support mechanisms.

Emily Brascoupe-Hoefler

Emily Brascoupe-Hoefler

EMILY BRASCOUP ART

Mixed media artist/educator creating pieces of art inspired by family, community teachings and  experiences on the land.

Ruston Fellows

Ruston Fellows

ADAAWE HUB MEMBER

Entrepreneur from Onieda Nation of the Thames.

Keely Thompson-Cook

Keely Thompson-Cook

STRAWBERRY SEEDS DESIGNS

Graphic designer and artist.

Sarah Farmer

Sarah Farmer

GUMPTION STUDIO

Specializes in food, product, portrait photography.

Ashley Clark

Ashley Clark

BOUGIE BIRCH

Beadwork, dreamcatchers and jewlery

Elena Abel

Elena Abel

MIIGWETCH GIFTS

Dreamcatchers, smudge kits, and stickers.

Trina Mather-Simard

Trina Mather-Simard

INDIGENOUS EXPERIENCES

First Nations education through fun & interactive festivals, culinary events and workshops.

Niiotosera:ah Thomas

Niiotosera:ah Thomas

SMALL FEATHER EMPIRE

Community of Indigenous beaders and artists.

Eric Anderson

Eric Anderson

TRUESEED MEDIA

End-to-end podcast production.

 Jenny Šâwanohkis

Jenny Šâwanohkis

RED STONE SNAKE WOMAN

Misiwe Ni Relations Healing Lodge, Healer, Mentor, Motivational Speaker.

Amy Ede

Amy Ede

STORYTELLER

Communications, consultation, personality, writing

Kyle St-Amour-Brennan

Kyle St-Amour-Brennan

BUILD NATIVE WITH SHOPIFY

Indigenous business strategist, experienced entrepreneur, indigenous storyteller.

Daesha Knight

Daesha Knight

KROWNSKONNECTED

Content creator, educating on hairstyles and haircare

Marc Forgette

Marc Forgette

MATKATEW WORKSHOPS

Workshops, tradtional crafts, medicine wheel teachings

Crystal Michaud

Crystal Michaud

AFOA CANADA

Facilitating and Consulting

Greg Dreaver

Greg Dreaver

THE EAGLE FLIGHT NETWORK

Low Earth Orbit satellites (LEOs) and advanced telcom specialist.

Shannon-Blue Nanibush

Shannon-Blue Nanibush

SHOP NIMKII

Indigenous handmade goods and accessories. and femme. 

Keri Gray

Keri Gray

SHADES OF GRAY

High quality and all natural delicacies for your precious pets.

Mark Rutledge

Mark Rutledge

MARK RUTLEDGE DESIGN

A creative designer with decades of experience.

Elberlyn Gerritsen Hill

Elberlyn Gerritsen Hill

ARTIST

Independent recording artist and creator.

Wynonna Smoke

Wynonna Smoke

POLICY ANALYST

Independent consultant working in Indigenous engagement and relationship building.

Elise Campeau

Elise Campeau

BOTANICAL ARTIST

A multidisciplinary artist that produces original handmade art.

Shawn Dube

Shawn Dube

CTO

Information Technology re-seller to the Federal Government.

Donald Raymond Chretien

Donald Raymond Chretien

Artist

First nation artist.

Shelby Lisk

Shelby Lisk

SHELBY LISK PHOTO

Freelance journalist, artist, photographer, podcaster, and videographer

Randy Kakegamick

Randy Kakegamick

STUDENT NAVIGATOR

Freelance audio editor, technician, producer, singer, dancer.

Kevin Qamaniq-Mason

Kevin Qamaniq-Mason

AKIANI CONSULTING

Independent Consultant at Akiani Consulting.

 Zorga Qaunaq

Zorga Qaunaq

ADAAWE HUB MEMBER

Entrepreneur from Inuit – Igloolik, Nunavut. Urban Inuk in Ottawa.

Byron Conant

Byron Conant

ADAAWE HUB MEMBER

Entrepreneur from First Nations Cree.

David Swan

David Swan

ADAAWE HUB MEMBER

Entrepreneur from Pinaymootang.

Amanda Latreille

Amanda Latreille

PIUNIQPAAQ

Inuk jewelry, ornaments and home decor.

Marissa Dubé

Marissa Dubé

EIRALIZE LASHES

Lashes & Professional Makeup Applications

Darian Kovacs

Darian Kovacs

JELLY ACADEMY

Digital marketing school, PR, SEO, Analytics and content marketing.

Tim O'Loan

Tim O'Loan

RECONILIACTIONS

Inspirational speaker on Reconciliation, and mental health.

Jordan Mantulak-Lang

Jordan Mantulak-Lang

INDIGITAL DESIGNS

Entrepreneur from the Metis Nation of Ontario.

Monique Manatch

Monique Manatch

INDIGENOUS CULTURE & MEDIA INNOVATIONS

Artist-run multi-arts organization that provides access to the arts.

Mark Marsolais-Nahwegahbow

Mark Marsolais-Nahwegahbow

Birch Bark Coffee

100% Organic, Fair Trade Arabica coffee, grown and produced by farmers of Indigenous descent. 

Alicia Kayley

Alicia Kayley

Singer

Indigenous pop singer.

Trish Fanjoy

Trish Fanjoy

POLICY ANALYST & PHOTOGRAPHER

Small batch quality blankets and accessories for the home.

Michele Bourque

Michele Bourque

OTTAWA BRA CLINIC

Provides orthopedic, mastectomy, and custom fit bras and medical compression garments.

Sara Sark

Sara Sark

CEO/President

Bookkeeping and pet-sitting.

Keith Matthew

Keith Matthew

CFDC

Business owner of multiple Indigenous companies

Janelle Niles

Janelle Niles

GOT LAND? COMEDY

Comedian / Producer of Got Land? Mi’kmaw/ Black from Sipekne’katik Nova Scotia.

Stephanie Babij

Stephanie Babij

CREATIONS BY STEPH

Urban-Indigenous visual artist of Ojibwe and Ukrainian/other mixed-settler heritage.

Dominique Lalonde

Dominique Lalonde

KÎSISAM PATISSERIE

Reconnecting people through food, indigenous teachings through storytelling.

Annie Brass

Annie Brass

Annie Brass Consulting

Co-Founder, Matriarch & VP at Eagle Flight Network.

Judy Anilniliak

Judy Anilniliak

INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Interim Executive Director, Tungasuvvingat Inuit.

Macho Commonda

Macho Commonda

ADAAWE HUB MEMBER

Aspiring entrepreneur in the textiles industry.

Kassondra Walters

Kassondra Walters

KD MANAGEMENT & CONSULTING

Founder, multi-disciplinary, 100% Indigenous-owned management consulting social enterprise.

Desiree Streit

Desiree Streit

FRIDAY NIGHT BEADING CLUB

Founder of Friday Night Beading Club and Creator of the Bougie Board.

Alisha Parks

Alisha Parks

NEHTARA DESIGNS

Beadwork, leatherwork and jewelery maker.

Nikita Wawatie

Nikita Wawatie

NISHNA BOUTIQUE

Entrepreneur from Barriere Lake Quebec.

Rachael Hunt

Rachael Hunt

FREEDOM SCHOOL

CEO/Founder from Chippewas of Nawash First Nations.

David Charette

David Charette

ADAAWE MEMBER

Artist, Singer, Seamstress, Two-Spirit, Ojibway, Future Healer, Grass Dancer, Workshops.

Tracey Lynne Towedo

Tracey Lynne Towedo

KOKOMOON

Artist from Aroland First Nation

 

Jessica Dumont

Jessica Dumont

ADAAWE HUB MEMBER

Bead weave artist.

Hillory Tenute

Hillory Tenute

OTTER DAUGHTERS

Founder from Chippewas of Nawash First Nation.

Shelly Etok-Surette

Shelly Etok-Surette

SAUNIK DESIGNS

Entrepreneur from Kuujjuaq.

Chris Dery

Chris Dery

RPM INDIGENOUS

VP Indigenous Relations & Principle Partner.

Lorie Casimir

Lorie Casimir

THE BOUGIE CASTLE CO.

Founder from Saulteaux First Nation, Saskatchewan.

Lynn Moorhouse

Lynn Moorhouse

PANIKS CREATIONS

Founder from Nunavik residing in Quebec.

Stephanie Peltier

Stephanie Peltier

Delia Estelle Designs

Beadwork artist from Wikwemikong First Nation

Kayoki Post-Whiteduck

Kayoki Post-Whiteduck

MITIGOMIN AGRICULTURE

Owner from Kitigan Zibi.

 

Saelym Degrandpre

Saelym Degrandpre

TAQQIQ DESIGN

Founder and ADAAWE Member

Emma Forrest

Emma Forrest

ADAAWE HUB MEMBER

Sidney Paul

Sidney Paul

MAMABEAR BEADING & CREATIONS

Entrepreneur from St. Mary’s First Nation.