Issue 93, EC. DEV 2018

International Indigenous Speakers Bureau

 Inspiring. Empowering. Uplifting. Founded in 2016, the International Indigenous Speakers Bureau (IISB) is the first of its kind where Indigenous speakers and Knowledge-Keepers are provided a platform to share their gifts on a global stage, and where audiences have the opportunity to access the wealth of Indigenous knowledge and perspectives. The Demand for Indigenous Speakers With the present demand for ... Read More »

Art of Native America: The Charles and Valerie Diker Collection

Art of Native America: The Charles and Valerie Diker Collection, a new exhibition on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met) runs until October 6, 2019, and features 116 artworks from more than 50 cultures across North America. Dating from the 2nd to the early 20th century, the diverse objects are an accumulation of gifts, donations and loans ... Read More »

The Same River, by Lisa Reddick

Lisa Reddick, released her first novel The Same River on October 9th, 2018. Raised in Oregon, USA, Reddick has lived in the Pacific Northwest for most of her life, and that region has become a main focus and inspiration for her writing. The Same River is a meandering tale of two women living on the Nesika River in central Oregon—Jess, ... Read More »

The Haven Hostel

A 10-Year Dream Becomes Reality for Holly Watson Winner of the PARO New Business of the Year Award Holly Watson, member of the Painted Feather Métis Tribe, from Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, is the proud owner of the Haven Hostel, and recently won the New Business of the Year award from the PARO Centre for Women’s Enterprises. Ever since Watson ... Read More »

SAVVY SIMON

The StarMetro Halifax recently published an article highlighting the success of Indigenous businesses throughout Atlantic Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island and Quebec). The article revealed that Indigenous entrepreneurs have been injecting millions of dollars annually into Atlantic Canada’s economy, with ninety-four percent of their earnings going back into the same regional economy through the ... Read More »

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