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Indigenous Businesses

We invite you to check out these companies led by AHMA members and remember that when you buy from them, you create new opportunities.

Circle of Eagles

Circle of Eagles Trading Post, Vancouver, BC
www.circleofeaglestradingpost.ca

Circle of Eagles Trading Post is an online and retail store owned and operated by Circle of Eagles Lodge Society, a not-for-profit Indigenous organization located on the Coast Salish territory. The Trading Post creates opportunities for Brothers and Sisters who are re-integrating from the justice system, as well as others in the community, to participate in the local economy. Their hope is to introduce their artwork into new markets generating fair value.

COELS Graphic Design Services

Circle of Eagles Trading Post, Vancouver, BC
coels.ca/graphics-and-layout-services

Circle of Eagles Lodge Society offers graphic design and layout services, and are happy to work with you to bring your ideas to life and to meet your requirements.

Fort Nelson Friendship Centre

Fort Nelson Aboriginal Friendship Society, Fort Nelson, BC
fnafs.org/healing-arts-and-crafts

The crafts they have for sale are made by residents of Fort Liard, Fort Nelson, High Level, Prophet River, and more. Their Craft Shop is located in the Friendship Centre building.

M’akola Development Services Society

M’akola Group of Societies, Langford, BC
www.makoladevelopment.com

A professional consulting firm with Indigenous roots that is committed to supporting vibrant, diverse communities. They specialize in affordable housing and community development, and their interdisciplinary team, partners with non-profit organizations, all levels of government, Aboriginal communities and private industry to examine social and economic opportunities to develop collaborative, sustainable and unique development solutions that respect the past while building for the community of tomorrow.

Rozene Cleaning

Helping Spirit Lodge Society, Vancouver, BC
www.rozenecleaning.com

A social enterprise dedicated to making a difference in the community they work in. They believe businesses should seek to leverage resources and influence to make an environmental or societal impact; and that is exactly what they do! Rozene Cleaning’s net proceeds go to the Helping Spirit Lodge Society, a local not for profit organization that provides housing, counselling, and help for women and children who are fleeing domestic violence. Their company is another resource for these women as they offer employment opportunities to those individuals.

Skwachays Lodge, Aboriginal Hotel & Gallery

Vancouver Native Housing Society, Vancouver, BC
www.skachays.com

Located in downtown Vancouver, Skwachàys Lodge is an extraordinary boutique hotel and Canada’s first Aboriginal arts hotel. Located in the heart of Vancouver’s historic downtown this stunning addition to Vancouver’s urban landscape offers guests an authentic Aboriginal experience while providing the highest quality personalized service.

VAFCS Catering

Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre Society, Vancouver, BC
https://vafcs.org/friendship-catering

Friendship Catering Services is an Aboriginal Friendship Centre social enterprise committed to providing high quality catering services for clients in the Vancouver area.

Wachiay Studio

Wachiay Friendship Centre, Courtenay, BC
www.wachiaystudio.com

The studio offers services for artists, schools, community groups and individuals along with an opportunity for urban and rural aboriginal youth interested in a career in art and screenprinting to learn while working alongside professionals. Whatever style, Wachiay Studio offer top quality screenprinting of fine art and posters, and will work with artists and designers to bring their ideas to life on paper and other materials.