Despite constant state of ‘survival mode,’ Indigenous entrepreneurs pursue their dreams

Despite constant state of ‘survival mode,’ Indigenous entrepreneurs pursue their dreams

Indigenous retailer Chelsee-Marie Pettit was startled recently when customers at Toronto’s Stackt Market asked her where she donates the proceeds from her business. The question was “just crazy” because Indigenous businesses are not charities, says Pettit, founder of aaniin retail inc., a streetwear company. Her store is like a miniature department store for Indigenous-owned brands. Aaniin…

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