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Aboriginal Business Guide.

Welcome to Windspeakers third Aboriginal Business Guide. This Guide is intended to showcase the variety of Aboriginal-owned and controlled enterprises throughout Canada which provide a tremendous variety of products and services to Canadian and international customers.

Please note that businesses included in this list are not necessarily recommended or endorsed by Windspeaker or AMMSA.

There are many Aboriginal businesses that are not included in this list due to space and time constraints. If your Aboriginal business is not included in this list and you want it added to our free directory for the year 2003, please contact us.

Toll free: 1-800-661-5469

Fax: (780) 455-7639

E-mail: market@ammsa.com

ARTS/CRAFTS/CLOTHING

Wabimeguil Art Studio

Chapleau Cree Nation, ON

Ph: (705) 864-2576

Original art, greeting cards, art reproduction.

Patricia Piche Designs

Bon Accord, AB

Contact: Patricia Piche

Ph: (780) 921-2072

Custom fashions and clothing.

Meeyowsho Arts & Crafts

Ottawa, ON

Contact: Se'Kwun Cochrane

Ph: (613) 292-2685

Specializing in crafting First Nation beadwork, dream catchers and jewelry, regalia, moccasins, barrettes etc.

Tammy Beauvais Designs

Ph: (450) 635-6757

www.tammybeauvais.com

Clothing and accessories with Native American touch.

SpiritWare

Ohsweken, ON

Ph: (519) 445-0750

Aboriginal clothing - artwork, crafts and designs.

Canadian Plains Gallery

Winnipeg, MB

Ph: (204) 943-4972

web sites: www.canadianplainsgallery.com

www.aboriginalmodel.com

www.powwowdancer.com

Gift sales of large variety of native arts and crafts. Booking agent for the Native Canadian Plains Dance Troupe.

Chiniki Arts and Crafts

Morley, AB

Contact: Flore Waskewitch

Ph: (403) 881-3960

Arts & crafts.

Whetung Ojibwa Center

Curve Lake, ON

Ph: (705) 657-3661

Contact: Mike Whetung

Native art from across Canada and the North. "One stop shopping for Native Art."

mwhetung@whetung.com

Fleece Line/Blue Moose Clothing

Brandon, MB

Ph: (204) 728-2010

Manufacturer of authentic Aboriginal footwear and handwear.

Canadian Art Treasures *

Calgary, AB

Ph: (403) 247-6510

Contact: Toni Polchies

Virtual art gallery specializing in First Nations and Inuit art.

Knudsen Arts and Crafts Inc.

Air Ronge, SK

Contact: Pat Knudsen

Ph: (306) 425-2312

Birch bark bitings, antler carving and scrimshaw, birch bark baskets, caribou hair tufting.

White Eagle Arts and Crafts

Calgary, AB

Contact: Diane Dodginghorse

Ph: (403) 251-2569

Arts & crafts.

Algonquin Sweet Grass Gallery

Toronto, ON

Ph: (416) 703-1336

Retail and mail order Aboriginal arts and crafts.

Himwitsa Native Art Gallery

Tofino, BC

Contact: Lewis & Cathy George

Ph: (250) 725-2017

Northwest coast native art- retail

Cher-Lynn Creations

Sherwood Park, AB

Contact: Cheryl Goyer

Ph: (780) 922-3982

Design and manufacturer of custom wedding accessories, alterations.

Biisinai's Jingles

Wikwemikong, ON

Ph: (705) 859-2499

Contact: Marie Eshkibok-Trudeau

Email: redsky@vianet.ca

Manufacture jingles for jingle dresses.

Loom Works

St. Paul, MN -- USA

Contact: Hap Clarke

Ph: (612) 888-8881

Bead loom distributor.

Native Images

Brandon, MB

Ph: (204) 726-1317

Contact: Corrinne Armbruster

Gift store selling multicultural art, modern giftware as well as clothing.

Sik-ooh-kotoki Craft Store

Lethbridge, AB

Contact: Mary Weaselfat

Ph: (403) 328-2414

Authentic native crafts, raw materials (rawhide, buckskin) for craftspeople, custom design orders by request.

Peigan Crafts Ltd.

Brocket, AB

Contact: Rick Yellowhorn

Ph: (403) 965-3940

Crafts supplies.

Myrtle's Caribou Hair Sculptures

Churchill, MB

Ph: (204) 675-2249

Aboriginal crafts in caribou hair.

Ermineskin Blankets

Hobbema, AB

Contact: Margaret Johnson

Ph: 1-800-893-1769

Pendleton blankets and more.

www.nativefabric.com

Fenelon Falls, ON

Ph: (705) 887-4748

Contact: Perry

Large selection of native print fabrics.

Aboriginal Art Leasing

Ottawa ON

Ph: (613) 730 7059

Art dealer- sales and leasing.

First Nations Creations Art Cooperative

Vancouver, BC

Contact: Amber-Dawn Bear Robe

Ph: (604) 602-9464

Artists cooperative.

AGRICULTURAL/FOOD PRODUCTS

Arctic Beverage

Flin Flon, MB

Ph: (204) 687-7517

Pepsi distributor.

Kitsaki Northern Lights Meats

LaRonge, SK

Contact: Terry Helary

Ph: (306) 425-3311

Meat processing, wild rice distributor.

Parenteau's Gourmet Foods

Langham, SK

Contact: Rodney Parenteau

Ph: (306) 283-4960

Gourmet foods and beverages.

CreeCup Coffee Co.

Chisasibi, QC

Ph: (819) 855-3380

Distributors of quality-coffee

Turtle Island Coffee

Cornwall Island, ON

Contact: Lee Curleyhead

Ph: (613) 933-8975

Toll Free: 1-866-813-0731

Email: turtleisland@akwesasne.ca

Coffee roastery

Turtle Island Cafe

Cornwall Island, ON

Ph: (613) 936-2419

Contact: Deanna Swamp

Cafe featuring specialty coffee.

Turtle Island Cafe

Cornwall Island, ON

Ph: (613) 936-2419

Contact: Deanna Swamp

Cafe featuring speciality coffee.

Tatanka Bison

Prince Albert, SK

Contact: Warner Goodvoice

Ph: (306) 764-6649

Bison breeding stock and bull calves.

LaRonge Industries

LaRonge, SK

Contact: Susan Church

Ph: (306) 425-2214

Wild rice growers and distributors, air boat sales and service, small engine repair.

BUILDING/CONTRACTORS/CONSTRUCTION

Tuc's Contracting

General Delivery

Ft. McKay, AB T0P IC0

Contact: Graham Ramsey

Ph: (780) 791-9386 ext. 2

Water service-potable water, dirty water removal, fire fighting supplies, drilling rig service..

Wa-Wa-Talk pro hardware/Building Center

Scanterbury, MB

Ph: (204) 766-2645

Contact: Arnold Mitchell

Retailer of a full line of all building materials for recreation/shop centers to sheds. Carry full line of hardware and tools.

Green Lake Metis Wood Products Ltd.

Green Lake, SK

Contact: Kelvin Roy

Ph: (306) 832-2135

Sawmill which produces random lengths of green spruce lumber.

Gift Lake Development Corp.

Gift Lake, AB

Contact: Larry L'Hirondelle

Ph: (780) 767-3894

Road and lease construction.

Mohawk Rock Manufacturing

Ohsweken, ON

Contact: David Smith

Ph: (519) 445-4766

Manufacturer of precast stone.

Darren Green Sandblasting

Deseronto, ON

Ph: (613) 396-6639

Industrial sandblasting -- mobile services too. Specializing in epoxi coating.

Tron Power

Saskatoon, SK

Ph: (306) 652-4989

General contractor, industrial construction, civil, mechanical, electrical and skilled trades supply.

E3 Services Inc.

Ft. McMurray, AB

Contact: Shirley Dunning, Owner

Ph: (780) 715-2332

Industrial electrical contractor.

Northlands Contracting

LaRonge, SK

Contact: Morris Cook

Ph: (306) 425-3596

Contractor: residential builder, renovations, painting etc.

Samson Lumber

Hobbema, AB

Contact: Jean Quinney

Ph: (780) 585-2660

Lumber of all types.

Golosky Trucking & Contracting

Ft. McMurray, AB

Contact: Connie

Ph: (780) 791-2357

Heavy equipment contractor providing graders, picker trucks, winch tractors, lowboys, hiboys, vacuum trucks, water trucks.

Denesoline Environment

Ft. McMurray, AB

Contact: John Knox

Ph: (780) 791-9131

Waste management, environmental control of waste products, recycling.

Chee-Bee Construction

Chisasibi, QC

Contact: George Pachano

Ph: (819) 855-2977

Construction General contracting.

Norsask Forest Products Limited Partnership

Meadowlake, SK

Contact: Joleen

Ph: (306) 236-5601

Manufacturers of wood studs.

Wahkahekun Building Supplies

Winnipeg, MB

Ph: (204) 654-2622

Full service retailer and wholesaler of building supplies, hardware, and tools.

Madsen Fence Ltd.

Prince Albert, SK

Contact: Blair Madsen

Toll free: 1-800-596-9473

Ph: (306) 763-4264

Manufacture and supply, install chain link fence.

McMurray Glass

Ft. McMurray, AB

Contact: Dave Hogg

Ph: (780) 743-2216

Glass, glazing, mirrors, windshields, automotive glass, etc.

Joe Deom Associates

Kahnawake, QC

Contact: Joe Deom

1-888-726-3548

Consulting engineers, municipal, environmental, building design.

Waugh Plus Busby

Vancouver, BC

Ph: (604) 687-6779

awaugh@busby.ca

Architects.

Ayshkum Engineering Incorp.

Winnipeg, MB

Ph: (204) 944-7500

Engineering, planning and construction.

Neegan Development Ltd.

Ft. McMurray, AB

Contact: Dave Tuccaro, Owner

Ph: (780) 791-0654

Contractor-excavating, surveying, construction and safety consulting.

Northlands Contracting

Air Ronge, SK

Contact: Joe Wallace

Ph: (306) 425-3596

Contractor: Residential Builder, Renovations, Painting etc.

General Plumbing Heating and Electrical (1993) Ltd.

North Battelford, SK

Contact: McKim Cook

Ph: (306) 445-2341

Plumbing and heating and electrical needs.

Windance Distributors

Fort Qu'Appelle, SK

Contact: Al Gettle

Ph: (306) 332-6229

Install and supply reinforcing steel.

Install and supply carpet, lino and tile.

Lasso Maintenance

Ft. McMurray, AB

Contact: Terry Hanlon

Ph: (780) 791-6332

Painting, fire proofing, sand blasting.

Douglas J. Cardinal, Architect

Ottawa, ON

Ph: (613) 234-3377

Contact: Bret Cardinal Architectural planning.

Anwis Architectural Products Ltd.

Sarnia, ON

Ph: (519) 332-8166

Hollow metal, wood and fibreglass doors. Washroom accessories and partitions.

Knudsen Concrete Ltd.

Air Ronge, SK

Contact: Pat Knudsen

Ph: (306) 425-2312

Road building, excavating, sand and gravel hauling, redi-mix.

Al-Con Steel Ltd.

Ft. McMurray, AB

Contact: Bob Miller

Ph: (780) 790-2333

Supply steel products-sheets, etc.

Noremac Industrial Coatings ltd.

Ft. McMurray, AB

Contact: Doyle Turner, Owner

Ph: (780) 743-5968

Industrial/commercial sandblasting and painting, concrete restoration, fire stops.

Highland Wolf Enterprises

Regina, SK

Contact: Terry Zwarich

Ph: (306) 949-8280

Project management and construction.

Akie Gataga Forestry Ltd.

Prince George, BC

Contact: Dave Crampton

Ph: 1-877-561-0748

Forestry company: Logging, Harvesting, Road Construction, Silviculture.

MSD Corporation

Ft. McMurray, AB

Contact: Michel Nixon

Ph: (780) 791-1660

General contracting.

Cree Construction Co. (Quebec)

Laval, QC

Contact: Stephen Bearskin

Ph: (450) 661-1102 ext. 234

www.ccdc.qc.ca

Civil construction.

Ontario First Nations Technical Services

Toronto, ON

Ph: (416) 651-1443

Project management, construction, architects offices.

Bosgoed Project Consultants Ltd.

Regina, SK

Ph: (306) 584-1867

Project management and consulting engineering.

Gift Lake Logging

Gift Lake, AB

Contact: Sam Hall

Ph: (780) 767-2230

Mechanical logging.

Hobbema Glass

Hobbema, AB

Contact: Noreen

Ph: (780) 585-2163

Services all your glass needs.

PGN Reproductions Ltd.

Saskatoon, SK

Contact: Cliff Desjardins

Ph: (306) 244-0550

Offset printing.

Primrose Oilfield Services

Grande Centre, AB

Contact: Phil & Walter

Ph: (780) 594-1352

Mechanical, welding, fabrication of oil and gas facility construction.

Umingmak Supply Ltd.

Winnipeg, MB

Ph: (204) 661-4222

Supply wholesale/ retail building supplies to companies in Nunavut.

Sasknative Rentals Inc.

Saskatoon, SK

Ph: (306) 653-0384

Rental of subsidized and market rent housing.

Ayshkum Engineering Incorp.

Winnipeg, MB

Ph: (204) 944-7500

Engineering, planning and construction.

Northwoods Construction Ltd.

Beauval, SK

Contact: Bruce Roy

Ph: (306) 288-2293

Build logging roads.

BUSINESS SERVICES

OI Group of Companies

Toronto, ON

Ph: (416) 591-6995

Providing indepth human resource services and job placements through OI Employee Leasing Inc./ Native Leasing Services / Obonsawin-Irwin Consulting Inc. / OI Personnel Services Ltd.

Louis Riel Capital Corporation

Winnipeg, MB

Ph: (204) 589-0772

Contact: Jeanette Cuthbert

Provides small business loans to finance start up acquisitions and/ or expansion of small business in MB.

Chartrand and McKay Consulting

Ottawa, ON

Ph: (613) 820-7070

Contact: Larry Chartrand

mckchart@cyberus.ca

Consulting on Aboriginal law and policy issues, including self-government, land claims, criminal justice issues, health, social policy.

Anishinabek Nation Management Group Inc.

North Bay, ON

Ph: (705) 497-3838

Contact: Sue Coulais, Interim CEO Employee leasing, project development, financial agreements, Co-management, Contracts for business plan development, feasability studies, and other business related needs.

Aboriginal Center Of Winnipeg

Winnipeg, MB

Ph: (204) 989-6395

www.abcenter.org

Business Center, office space, and meeting place.

Native Reflections

Winnipeg, MB

Ph: 1-866-522-9322

Native school, business and office products.

Aboriginal Supplier Alliance

Ottawa, ON

Contact: Simon Brascoupe

Ph: (613) 730-7059

Brings Aboriginal suppliers in contact with private and public sector.

National Aboriginal Business Association (NABA)

Calgary, AB

Contact: Jim Hope-Ross

Ph: (403) 244-6100

Promoting self-reliance through enterprise.

Northeastern Alberta Aboriginal Business Association (NABA)

Fort McMurray, AB

Contact: Jeff Pardee

Ph: (780) 791-0478

Provides a unified voice for Aboriginal businesses within the Wood Buffalo Region.

First Nations Buying Group

Winnipeg, MB

Ph: (204) 987-2652

Contact: Barry Gibson

Email: bgibson@fnbg.mb.ca

Large contract negotiators for purchase of telecommunications and office supplies etc.

Higgins International Inc.

Winnipeg, MB

Ph: (204) 257-9929

Contact: Brenda Higgins

Executive Search and Human Resource counselling.

Fort McKay Group of Companies

Ft. McMurray, AB

Contact: Jim Carbery, Gen. Mgr.

Ph: (780) 713-3430

Maintenance, custodial and labour contracting, property mgmt, etc.

Visions Marketing Inc.

Saskatoon, SK

Contact: William C. Jones

Ph: 1-877-772-7790

Providing marketing expertise to Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal businesses and organizations.

Mohawk Promotions

Kahnawake, QC

Contact: Mike Morris

Ph: (450) 635-0774

Promotions

Edmonton Aboriginal Business Development Centre

Edmonton, AB

Ph: (780) 424-2996

Contact: Brenda lemay

Micro business lending (status blind)

Sixdion Inc.

Ottawa, ON

Ph: (613) 234-3535

Information management, strategic consulting, and telecommunications.

Coffee Connection

Ft. McMurray, AB

Contact: Dolores Romanchuk

Ph: (780) 791-1414

Office coffee service, convenience stores, restaurants, in-room coffee.

Pinnacle Business Services Ltd.

Edmonton, AB

Contact: Ken Balcom

Ph: (780) 453-1992

Business planning and consulting.

Access Labels

Amherst, NS

Ph: (902) 667 0278

Pressure sensitive labels.

2000 Plus Ltd./MSD

Ft. McMurray, AB

Contact: Ed Courtoreille

Ph: (780) 791-1020

Skilled equipment operators, safety watch, bobcat service & rentals, secretarial services, general labour.

Aboriginal Counselling for Employment Services

Edmonton, AB

Ph: (780) 423-2237

Career & employment counselling, job readiness, funding assistance.

Centre for Indigenous Sovereignty

Toronto ON

Ph: (416) 972-0077

Community resources training and consulting business.

FNET

Calgary, AB

Ph: (403) 281-8308

Employment and training centre.

Little Drum Consulting

Victoria, BC

Contact: Monique Graysmith

Ph: (250) 383-7008

Workshops on leadership, team building, youth empowerment, stress and burnout prevention and more

Sto:Lo Nation Employment Services

Chilliwack, BC

Contact: James Atebe

Ph: (604) 858-3366

Employment & career counselling/training.

COMMUNICATIONS

AllNative.com

Winnebago, NE - USA

Contact: Erin Morgan

Ph: 1-800-894-8834

Web site for Native American products.

Native Indian/ Inuit PhotographersAssoc.

Hamilton, ON

Ph: (905) 318-9762

Set up exhibitions for artists around the world. Members able to use darkroom, camera's are also to rent.

Debwe Communications

Ottawa, ON

Ph: (613) 521-3901

Contact: Jenifer David

Communications consulting, writing, research, and video production.

Beesum Communications

Montreal, QC

Contact: William Nicholls

Ph: (514) 272-3077

Email: will@Beesumcommunications.com

Graphic design, print, multimedia and video production, publishing.

Missinipi Broadcasting Corporation

LaRonge, SK - Broadcast Centre

Prince Albert, SK - Sales Office

Contact: Darrell Prokopie

Ph: (306) 922-4566

Saskatchewan's Aboriginal radio network.

Native Design Services

Dorval, QC

Ph: (514) 828-9344

info@native.ca

Graphics, print and website development.

Digital Dreamcatchers

Kahnawake, QC

Ph: (450) 638-8890

www.digitaldreamcatchers.com

Multimedia productions.

Poirier Communications Ltd.

Ottawa, ON

Contact: Diane Poirier

Ph: (613) 741-3200

Advertising, media services, graphic design, focus testing, event planning.

Spirit Creative Advertising

Ottawa, ON

Contact: John Sioui

Ph: (613) 230-9243

Advertising & promotional agency, market consultants.

Digital Dreamcatchers Multimedia Productions

Kahnawake, QC

Ph: (450) 638-8890

www.digitaldreamcatchers.com

CD Roms, desktop publishing, photo restoration.

EcDev.ca

Brantford, ON

This interactive virtual community delivers the most timely and relevant Economic Development information. Complete with chat, discussion Groups and collaborative projects.

"Aboriginal Canada Network"

Ottawa, ON

Ph: (613) 792-9008

Contact: Jerry Lanouette

www.AboriginalCanada.ca

Full service web management and hosting with a complete range of internet, intranet and extranet services.

Nation Media & Design

Ottawa, ON

Ph: (613) 237-6967

Contact: Guy Freedman

www.nationmedia.ca

Description of services/products Graphic Design, Web Site, Advertising, Creative Writing, Interactive CDs

J.D.S. Embroidery

Six Nations Reserve Ontario

Ph: (519) 445-2293

Custom embroidery.

First Nations Communications Inc.

Ottawa, ON

Contact: Randy Way

Ph: (613) 231-3858

email: fnc@cyberus.ca

Multi-media services, iweb site development, computer training.

Inuit Communications Systems Ltd.

Ottawa, ON

Ph: (613) 235-1892

Corporate and television production company.

Aboriginal Multi-Media Society (AMMSA)

Edmonton, AB

Ph: (780) 455-2700

Publisher of Aboriginal newspapers and radio broadcaster.

Earthlore Communications

Ottawa, ON

Contact: Donald K. Runge

Ph: (613) 722-1584

Graphic design, advertising, multimedia, video and internet design.

Anishnabe Printing

Miniwaki, QC

Contact: Sid Cooko

Ph: (819) 449-7997

Printing and publishing.

Chisasibi Telecommunications Assoc.

Chisasibi, QC

Contact: Raymond Menarik

Ph: (819) 855-2527

Phone service, cable, video and sound systems.

Spiritel

Edmonton, AB

Contact: Rhonda

Ph: (780) 489-3069

Long distance telephone billing service.

Elm Printing Inc.

Ottawa, ON

Contact: Mario Porco

Ph: (613) 232-0572

Graphic design, offset printing and copying.

Four Directions Information Systems

Ottawa, ON

Contact: Martin Mudde

Ph: (613) 731-7222 ext. 225

Personal computer manufacturing, network integration services.

www.ammsa.com

Edmonton,AB

Ph: (780) 455-2700

Web site for Aboriginal news and information.

Aboriginal People's Television Network

Winnipeg, MB

Ph: (204) 947-9331

Television Network

COMPUTING SOFTWARE/HARDWARE

Four Directions Information Systems

Ottawa, ON

Contact: Martin Mudde

Ph: (613) 731-7222 ext. 225

Personel computer manufacturing, network integration services.

Abenaki Associates

Orleans, ON

Ph: (613) 837-0926

Computer training and consulting, installing.

Anokiiwin Training Institute

Winnipeg, MB

Ph: (204) 925-2790

Office and computer training.

Donna Cona Inc. Systems Interface

Ottawa, ON

Ph: (613) 234-5407

IT- complete system development and internet management.

Transpolar Technologies Corp.

Ottawa, ON

Contact: Ed Bourque ext. 232

Ph: (613) 236-8108

Computer and communications systems planning, procurement.

Cree-Tech Inc.

Chapleau, ON

Ph: (705) 864-1777

Geographic Info. Systems, forestry, software develop, customized mapping.

Night Hawk Technologies

Hull, QC

Ph: (819) 771-5054

Database designed electronic forms, computer training, system integration, etc.

RJM Computer Consultants Sunrise Manufacturing

Ohsweken, ON

Ph: (519) 445-0825

Workbenches, modular draw cabinets, lockers, shelving and custom fabricating.

Aboriginal Super Information Highway Inc.

Winnipeg, MB

Contact: Lori

Ph: (204) 988-9009

Planning, design and implementation of local and wide area network.

Personal Touch computer Services

Winnipeg, MB

Contact: Roberta Bichop

Ph: (204) 988-9009

Value added software reseller and service.

Digital Edge

Eel Ground, NB

Contact: Gerald Cloud

Ph: (506) 773-0020

Internet/Intranet Solution development, web site hosting, SQL & MS Access Database hosting, internet fax services.

Beaver Enterprises

Eel Ground, NB

Contact: James P. Ward

Ph: (506) 627-4641

Computer consulting.

Eagle Computers

Saskatoon, SK

Ph: (306) 955-2009

Provides computers software, id tags, websiteas and more.

CONFERENCES

Cree Native Productions

Vancouver, BC

Ph: (604) 951-8807

Contact: Germaine Langan

Conference organization and coordination.

Native Mental Health Association of Canada

Chilliwack, BC

Contact: Marion Mussell

Ph: (604) 793-1983

Mental health services conference.

EDUCATION/TRAINING

Aboriginal Languages of Manitoba Inc.

Winnipeg, MB

Ph: (204) 989-6392

Educational material and language translation.

Eyaa-Keen Center Inc.

Winnipeg, MB

Ph: (204) 783-2976

Charitable, non-profit organization whoose objective is to provide Aboriginal traditional holistic and therapeutic training to adult individuals, couples, and groups.

Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training.

Toronto, ON.

Ph: (416) 591-2310

www.miziwebiik.com

Sal'i'shan Institute Society

Chilliwack, BC

Contact: Bill Mussell or Marion

Ph: (604) 792-7300

Registered and accredited private post-secondary education & training institute.

Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT)

Saskatoon, SK

Contact: Monte Carrier

Ph: (306) 244-4444

Post secondary educational institution.

Freedom River Counselling Group

Calgary, AB

Contact: Eva Louttet

Ph: (403) 607-5759

Cree School Board

Montreal, QC

Contact: Eva Louttet

Ph: (514) 879-9995

School board.

Academy of Fashion Design

Saskatoon, SK

Heather Brigidear

Ph: (306) 978-9088

Toll free: 1-877-978-9088

Fashion and design academy

First Nations Technical Institute

Tyendinage Mohawk Territory, ON

Contact: Dawn Brant

Ph: (613) 396-2122

1-800-267-0637

Courses in journalism, media studies, computers, flight training, public administration, human services.

CANDO

Edmonton, AB

Contact: Jerry

Ph: (780) 990-0303

Certified Economic Developers training program.

Blue Quills First Nations College

St. Paul, AB

Ph: (780) 645 4455

Secondary education facility.

Centre For Indigenous Environment Resources (CIER)

Winnipeg, MB

Ph: (204) 956-0660

earth@cier.ca

Educational institute specializing in environmental studies.

Centre for Traditional Knowledge

Ottawa, ON

Ph: (613) 566-4751

Contact: Lynda Kitchikeesic

Promotes, protects and preserves the understanding and use of Aboriginal traditional knowledge in policy and decision making for sustainable development.

Centre For Indigenous Theatre

Toronto, ON

Ph: (416) 506-9436

www.indigenoustheatre.com

performance studies.

Anishnabek Educational Institute

North Bay, ON

Ph: (705) 497-9127

Education centre, Diploma/Certificate available.

Awasis Training Institue of Northern Manitoba

Thompson, MB

Ph: (204) 677-1500

Contact: Marie for more Information.

National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation

Toronto, ON

Ph: (416) 926-0775

Contact: John Kim Bell (Founder)

Provides financial assistance to Aboriginal students for post secondary education. Produces National Aboriginal Achievment Awards and organizes The Blueprint for the Future Career Fairs.

Center For Aboriginal Human Resource Development

Winnipeg, MB

Ph: (204) 989-7110

Contact: Marileen

Training, employment and education.

Aboriginal Futures Career & Training Centre

Calgary, AB

Contact: Gord Blackbird

Ph: (403) 253-5311

Career counselling, employment readiness, workshops, resource library, computer lab and funding for those who qualify.

Aboriginal Dynamics

Toronto, ON

Ph: (416) 467-6642

Contact: Micheal Davis

Consulting human resources, human rights, partnerships, entrepreneural training, and workshops.

Sakastenohk Enterprises Ltd.

Sherwood Park, AB

Contact: Lynn A. (Al) Goyer

Ph: (780) 922-3982

Health care education, contract aviation services.

First Nations Training & Consulting Services

Saanichton, BC

Contact: Edith Loring-Kohang

Ph: (250) 652-7097

Conferences and Workshops on First Nations education, economic development, health, child care, language and culture.

ENTERTAINMENT

Sweet Grass Records

Saskatoon, SK

Contact: Ted or Darlene Whitecalf

Ph: (306) 343-7053

Quality recordings of Aboriginal music.

Goodminds.com

Brantford, ON

Ph: (519) 753-1185

Toll Free: 1-877-862-8483

Contact: Jeff Burnham

Best source for native educational resources, native books, C.D-roms, and audio cassette's.

Working World New Media

Brantford, ON

Ph: (519) 753-1185

Contact: Jeff Burnham

Multimedia production, C.D.-roms, websites, data bases, also Producer of the Great Peace C.D.-Rom

Moccasin Joe Entertainment

Thunder Bay, ON

Ph: (807) 767-2693

Contact: Leonard Dick

mocjoe@home.com

Hummorist, workshops, Master of Ceremonies.

Summer Bear Dance Troupe

Winnipeg, MB

Ph: (204) 831-8655

Powwow demos, Aboriginal dancers.

www.summerbeardancetroupe.com

Wacipi Records Ltd

Edwin, MB

Ph: (204) 252-2524

Recording and sales of traditional powwow music.

Sakastew Productions

Edmonton, AB

Ph: (780) 415-5110

Contact: Cliff Whitford

Specializing in community development and Aboriginal music and show production.

Big Soul Productions

Toronto, ON

Ph: (416) 598-7762

Contact: Jennifer Podemski or Laura Milliken

www.bigsoul.net

Producing, directing, writing, in-house digital editing, closed-captioning, subtitling, voiceovers, dubbing, camera operators, lighting, consulting, on-line editing, music videos, promotional videos

Centre For Indigenous Theatre

Toronto, ON

Ph: (416) 506-9436

Canada's top school for Theatre Training

Ningwakwe Learning Press

Owen Sound, ON

Ph: (519) 372-9855

Native Literacy, curriculum materials.

Indigenous Media Arts Group

Vancouver, BC

Ph: (604) 871-0173

Contact: Skeena Reece

Performing arts group.

White Buffalo Dancers and Drummers Society

Edmonton, AB

Ph: (780) 474-8092

Contact: Amanda Woodward

Performing Aboriginal cultural group

Turtle Island Music

Saskatoon, SK

Ph: (306) 664-4090

Contact: Kelly Parker

Distributors of Aboriginal music and recordings

Lisa Odjig - World Champion Hoop Dancer

Contact: Lisa Odjig

Ph: (403) 607-5759

Cultural performances and dancing.

Pemmican Publications

Winnipeg, MB

Ph: (204) 589-6346

Publisher of Aboriginal books, educational, childrens stories, fiction and non-fiction.

FINANCE

Apeetogosan (Metis) Development Inc.

Edmonton, AB

Contact: Tammy Campbell

Ph: (780) 452-7951

Financial & business advisory services.

Saskatchewan Indian Equity Foundation

Saskatoon, SK

Contact: Dana Soonias

Ph: (306) 955-4550

Commercial lending to First Nations.

First Nations Equity Inc.

Toronto, ON

Ph: (416) 947-9191

Contact: Brian Davey

www.firstnationsequity.com

Investment banking firm that facilitates financing, mergers, equisions, diversities, joint ventures and divestitures.

Anishinabe Mazaka Capital Corp.

Winnipeg, MB

Ph: (204) 940-5000

Contact: Errol Wilson

Small business loans to First Nations.

Ulnooweg Development Group Inc.

Truro, NS

Ph: (902) 893-7379

Contact: Todd Hoskin

Aboriginal Capital Corporation-Business Loans, Business Support Services.

Aboriginal Financial Officers Association

Ottawa, ON

Ph: (613) 722-5543

Contact: Sue Seecach

AFOA is a non-profit proffessional association committed to its excellence in expanding financial managment capacity for Aboriginal organizations.

Aboriginal Financial Services Corp.

Calgary, AB

Contact: Herb Strongeagle

Ph: (250) 746-6102

Corporate profiles available.

Audit & Accounting, Tax planning & consulting, business plans, etc.

Ermineskin Economic Development

Hobbema, AB

Contact: Carol Wildcat

Ph: (780) 585-3779

Small business development and job placement.

Gitksan and Wet'suwet'en EDC

Hazelton, BC

Contact: Arlene Morrison or Ann Howard

Ph: (250) 842-2248

Small business consultation & loans.

Piruqsaijit Ltd.

Rankin Inlet, Nunavut

1-867-645-2185

Property management, and consulting services.

Ontario Native Business Parks Association

Sarnia, ON

Ph: (519) 336-3477

Marketing five industrial business parks on five reservesto United States and Europe.

Clarke Financial Planning and Insurance Services

Winnipeg, MB

Ph: (204) 487-6556

Financial and Insurance services.

Contact: Andrew Clarke

Many Nations Financial Services Ltd.

Saskatoon, SK

Ph: (306) 956-4669

Toll free: 1-800-667-7830

Contact: Judy Liland

Building Canada's largest Aboriginal economic network.

Tribal Chiefs Ventures

Edmonton, AB

Contact: Dave Scott

Ph: (780) 481-3363

Joint ventures and economic development initiatives.

First Nations Bank of Canada

Saskatoon, SK

Contact: David Ross

Ph: (306) 955-3622

Full financial services.

Peace Hills Trust Company

Corporate Office

Edmonton, AB

Ph: (780) 421-1606

Offices throughout western Canada

Alberta Indian Investment Corp.

Enoch, AB

Toll Free: 1-888-308-6789

Ph: (780) 470-3600

Financial specialists, loans, business development services.

HEALTH / COUNSELLING

Canadian Aboriginal Aids Network

Ottawa, ON

Ph: (613) 567-1817

National non-profit aids advocacy.

Anishnawbe Health Toronto

Toronto, ON

Ph: (416) 360-0486

Health and healing consulting, counselling, traditional and cultural based Native healing centre.

Tsuu T'ina Spirit Healing Lodge

Calgary, AB

Contact: Rodney Bigcrow

Ph: (403) 281-6866

Healing Lodge.

National Aboriginal Health Organization

Ottawa, ON

Ph: (613) 237-9462

Toll Free: 1-877-602-4445

Focuses on improving the physical, social, mental, emotional, and spiritual health of Aboriginal Peoples.

Aboriginal Healing Foundation

Ottawa, ON

Ph: (613) 237-4441

Contact: Wayne Spear

A non-profit, non government funded agency that funds projects that address the intergenerational legacy of physical. & sexual abuse suffered in Residential schools.

The pas Committee for Women In Crisis Inc.

The Pas, MB

Ph: (204) 623-7427

Contact: Donna

24hr crisis line and shelter for women and children fleeing domestic violence.

Siksika Healing Centre

Siksika, AB

Contact: Warren Winnipeg

Ph: (403) 734-3844

Healing Lodge.

Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada

Ottawa, ON

Ph: (613) 724-4677

Contact: Cecile Akiwenzi

Native Wellness and Healing Institute

Norman, Oklahoma

Contact: Billy Rogers

Ph: (405) 329-3339

Native resource for quality training.

National Aboriginal Diabetes Association

Winnipeg, MB

Ph: (204) 927-1220

Contact: Kandice Leonard

Wilp Si'Satxw Society

Creates partnerships working with communities to access resources for prevention, education, & research within Aboriginal Diabetes.

Kitwanga BC

Contact: Arnie Shanoss

Ph: (250) 849-5211

Culture relevant courses, co-ed treatment program, mens, womens programs and elders.

Native Mental Health Association of Canada

Chilliwack, BC

Contact: Bill Mussell

Ph: (604) 793-1983

Annual Conference on Mental Health services/industry

Ghost River Rediscovery

Calgary, AB

Contact: Mike Lickers

Ph: (403) 270-9351

Cultural and outdoor education programs for people, of all ages and backgrounds.

St. Paul Treatment Centre

Cardston, AB

Ph: (403) 737-3757

Performance artist specializing in "healing initiatives"

Circle Project Association Inc.

Regina, SK

Contact: Ann Perry

Ph: (306) 347-7515

Assistance in developing parenting programs, healing circles, drug and alcohol counselling, adult basic education, and early childhood.

Being You Inc

Winnipeg, MB

Ph: (204) 783-2976

beingyou@mb.sympatico.ca Hollistic inner development trainers & consultants - workshops/training.

Turtle Concepts

Garden River, ON

Ph: (705) 945-6455

Contact: David Jones

Delivers self esteem workshops.

Poundmakers Lodge

St. Paul, AB

Ph: (780) 645 1884

Substance abuse rehabilitation and personal counselling.

George's First Aid

Chase, BC

Contact: Gurina Tomma

Ph: (250) 679-3924

Emergency first aid for any event powwows, gatherings, roeos, sports tournaments.

INSURANCE / LEGAL

First Nations Insurance

Prince Albert, SK

Contact: Helen Burgess

1-800-667-4712

e-mail: first.nations@sk.sympatico.ca

Employee benefits programs, group.

Native Benefit Plan

Wendake, QC

Contact: Silvain Picard

1-888-242-0277

General group insurance pension plans.

Indigenous Bar Association

North Bay, ON

Ph: (705) 753-9802

web site: www.indigenousbar.ca

A non-profit association of-Indigenous Lawyers in Canada, incorporated in 1989.

North Central Insurance Brokers

Saskatoon, SK

Ph: (306) 477-0661

Insurance services

Burns Lake Yinkadinee' Keyakh Law Centre Society

Burns Lake, BC

Contact: Debbie Chaisson

Ph: (250) 692-7534

Legal services.

Nahwegahbow, Nadjiwan

North Bay, ON

Ph: (705) 753-9802

email: mail@nncfirm.ca

An Anishnabe Law Firm established since 1982. Provides legal service on the field of Indigenous Law at the community, national and international levels.

MANAGEMENT

Canada North Environmental Services Limited Partnership (CAN NORTH)

Saskatoon, SK

Contact: Peter Van Riel

Ph: (306) 652-4432

Environmental Services to public and private sector.

Lafond Financial Inc.

Saskatoon, SK

Contact: Lester D. Lafond

Ph: (306) 343-3545

Financial management, project management, agricultural and tourism consulting.

Native Women's Association of Canada

Ottawa, ON

Contact: Marlene Larocque

Ph: (613) 722-3033

Toll Free: 1-800-461-4043

National job placement service for Aboriginal women.

Integral Management

Ft. McMurray, AB

Contact: Carolyn Baikie

Ph: (780) 790-0493

Management consultant/office systems, business plans.

Kitsaki Management Limited Partnership

LaRonge, SK

Ph: (306) 425-2600

Contact: Ray McKay

For profit economic development activities of the Lac La Ronge Indian Band.

Sakastew Consulting Services Ltd.

Edmonton, AB

Contact: Al Lameman

Ph: (780) 415-5110

First Nations liaison services, consulting and community development.

Ininew Project Management

Winnipeg, MB

Ph: (204) 956-0900

Provides project managementand engineering services to First Nation's communities.

New Horizon First Nations Administration Inc.

Regina, SK

Contact: Wayne Rude

Ph: (306) 721-5177

Co-management, financial management, business dev., software development.

SPORTS/ RECREATION

Lakeshore Contracting Ltd.

Ft. McMurray, AB

Contact: Michael Cardinal

Ph: (780) 799-0125

Sale and service motor outboards, skidoo's chainsaw, lawnmowers.

Kan-go-roo Playgrounds Ltd.

Eel River Bar First Nation, NB

Ph: (506) 789-0990

Toll free: 1-888-212-1411

Manufacturer and supplier of playground equipment.

Can - Am Lacrosse Ltd.

St. Catherines, ON

Ph: (716) 297-2293

Manufacturer of Lacrosse equipment

TOURISM

Sawridge Hotels

Ft. McMurray, AB

Ph: (780) 791-7900

Jasper, AB

Ph: (780) 852-5111

Hotel, banquet and convention facilities.

The Northern Lights Casino

Prince Albert, SK

Ph: (306) 764-4777

Gaming, restaurant, live entertainment.

5 Nations Iroquoian Village

Kahnawake, QC

Ph: (450) 632-1059

www.5nations.gc.ca

Global Aboriginal Travel

Ottwa, ON

Contact: Salma Siddiqui

Ph: (613) 236-6122

Travel agency.

High Prairie Inn

High Prairie, AB

Contact: Gerry

Ph: (780) 523-3050

Accomodations and banquet facilities.

Pikuni Interpretive Lodge and Gift Shop

Brocket, AB

Contact: Margaret Potts

Ph: (403) 965-4000

Cultural programs and Native crafts

Aboriginal Tourism Association

Midland, ON

Ph: (705) 527-9966

Toll Free: 1-866-214-5745

www.gnadjiwonki.com

Prince Albert Inn

Prince Albert, SK

Ph: (306) 922-5000

107 guest rooms, indoor pool, banquet facilities restaurant and more.

Wanuskewin Heritage Park

Saskatoon, SK

Contact: Christine Joseph

Ph: (306) 931-6767

National historic site.

Liliget Feast House & Catering

Vancouver, BC

Contact: Dolly Watts

Ph: (604) 681-7044

Traditional Northwest Coast Aboriginal cuisine.

Jackfish Lodge & Convention Centre

Cochin, SK

Contact: Kevin Poock

Ph: (306) 386-2800

58 rooms, 18 hole golf course near provincial park

Turtle Island Tourism Co.

Ottawa, ON

Ph: (613) 564-9494

Contact: Trina Mather

Authentic Aboriginal experiences in the heart of Ottawa. Enjoy native dancing, foods, and crafts in "Living Village".

Quaaout Lodge

Chase, BC

Contact: Christina Letterman

Ph: (250) 679-3090

On Little Shuswap lake - First class resort facility, business meetings, family vacations.

First Nations Travel

Ottawa, Ontario

Contact: Robert Obomsawin

Ph: (613) 562-3970

A full service travel agency.

Kikiwak Inn

The Pas, MB

Ph: (204) 623-1800

Toll free: 1-888-545-4925

Hotel, hospitality, conference meeting location.

Temagami Anishnabi Tipi Camp

Lake Temagami, ON

Ph: (705) 237-8876

Contact: Virginia McKenzie

Spending time on land, experiencingcamping in a tipi. touring the Temagami land.

La Ronge Motor Hotel & Outdoor Adventure Co.

La Ronge, SK

Contact: Clarence Neault

Ph: (306) 425-2190

Full service - Canada Select- hotel, outdoor adventure tour operator. Please see our ad in this section.

K'san Campsite

Hazelton, BC

Ph: (250) 842-5297 or 5940

Contact: Jessica

Fully serviced campground

Ironhead Golf and Country Club

Wabamun, AB

Contact: John Belcourt

Ph: (780) 892-4653

Golf course.

Mi'kmaq Kayak Adventures

Lennox Island, PEI

Ph: (902) 831-3113

Toll Free: 1-877-500-3131

mi_kmaq@yahoo.com

Tourism- Outdoor Kayak Adventures

Auberge Kanio-Kashee Lodge

Waskaganish, QC

Contact: Alex Nanagoose

Ph: (819) 895-2005

On the Rupert River with 24 rooms and facilities for up to 100 guests.

Bigstone Cree Enterprises - Wapahoo Inn

Desmarais, AB

Ph: (780) 891-2718/2267

Hospitality - Lodging in north central Alberta

Indian Lake Golf Course

Enoch, AB

Ph: (780) 470-4653

Contact: Harvey Morin

Golf course

Mikisew Sport Fishing

Ft. McMurray, AB

Contact: Tim Gillis

Ph: (780) 743-8218

World class remote fishing camps in northeastern Alberta

Casino Rama

Rama, ON

Ph: (705) 329-5187

Toll Free: 1-888-817-7262

Destination and entertainment

Bear Claw Lodge

Carlyle, SK

Contact: Jeri Lyn MacArthur

Ph: (306) 577-4842

Conference Centre, casino.

The Anishinabe Experience

Golden Lake, ON

Ph: (613) 625-2519

cultural tourism vacation destination.

TRANSPORTATION

Ministic Air Ltd.

Winnipeg, MB

Ph: (204) 772-0311

Scheduled passenger service to Island Lake, St Theresa Point, Sandy Lake, Red Lake and Sioux Lookout.

White Buffalo College

Edmonton, AB

Contact: Kathy Murphy

Ph: (780) 444-7823

Toll Free: 1-877-923-3256

Truck driver training for transportation industry.

Air Cree-Bec

Val d'or, QC

Contacts: Eddie Dzic/ Albert Diamond (president)

Ph: (514) 636-8501-Eddie

Air transportation, passenger and freight, for Quebec.

Sakastenohk Enterprises Ltd.

Sherwood Park, AB

Contact: Cheryl Goyer

Ph: (780) 922-3982

Aviation maintenance and pilot service.

Northern Transportation Company Ltd. (NTCL)

Hay River, NWT

Contact: Lynette Storoz

Ph: (867) 874-5128

Marine Transportation company. Facilitates delivery of goods and services to Northwest Territories' and Nunavut communities.

Northern Resource trucking

Saskatoon, SK

Contact: Wendy Featherstone

Ph: (306) 933-3010

Trucking company.

Air Mikisew Ltd.

Fort McMurray, AB

Contact: Allan Proulx

Ph: (780) 743-8218

Toll Free: 1-800-268-7112

Schedule and charter airline throughout northeastern Alberta.

Kocsis Transport Ltd.

Saskatoon, SK

Toll Free: 1-800-562-7471

Expedited and regular FTL, dry van service throughout North America

First Nations Air Service

Deseronto, ON

Ph: (613) 396 1081

Pilot training, cargo and passenger flights, air charter.

Wasaya Airways LP

Thunder Bay, ON

Contact: Eric

Ph: (807) 473-1200

ekudaka@wasaya.com

Providing air cargo and passenger service within northern Ontario/Manitoba

MISC

Tibo Steel Services Ltd.

Ft. McMurray, AB

Contact: Justice Janvier thiebeault

Ph: (780) 743-4038

Fabrication/repair, equipment repair, mobile welding, delivery service.

Aboriginal Gas Co-op

Edmonton, AB

Contact: Doug Stephenson

Ph: (780) 962-3699

Deliver gasoline to service stations throughout Alberta.

Gitan Maax Food and Fuel Ltd.

Hazelton, BC

Ph: (250) 842-5567

Contact: Ray Smith

Gas Bar

Wikwemikong Tipi Company

Wikwemikong, ON

Ph: (705) 859-3665

Manufacturer of tipis and accessories.

Protective Clothing Supplies Ltd.

Ft. McMurray, AB

Contact: Ed Gulewich, Gen. Mgr.

Ph: (780) 743-4055

Manufacture and supply industrial workwear in both conventional and fire retardant.

EZ4U Display Systems Ltd.

Fredricton, NB

Contact: Bob Atwin

Ph: (506)457-1525

Trade show display systems.

Dr. Doolittles A Health Food Store for Pets

London, ON

Ph: (519) 642-1130

Providing healthy alternatives for our animal friends. Both store front sales and internet shopping.

www.drdoo.com

Metis Resource Center

Winnipeg, MB

Ph: (204) 956-7767

Contact: Lorraine Freeman

They work with preservation and restoration of metis history, culture, geneology and metis specific crafter outlets.
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