MNP's Indigenous-made holiday giveaway

MNP's Indigenous-made holiday giveaway

Do you know an incredible Indigenous entrepreneur or Indigenous-owned business that deserves some recognition and support?

In ongoing celebration of National Indigenous History Month, MNP is pleased to announce the launch of our fourth annual Indigenous-made holiday giveaway. We’re gearing up for this year’s giveaway with the search for some of the country’s most talented and hard-working Indigenous people to highlight their businesses.

At MNP we value entrepreneurship – it’s one of our core values! And as a firm we’re extremely proud of the four-decades we’ve spent committed to supporting Indigenous, Métis, and Inuit communities. This makes our chance to bring back the Indigenous-made holiday giveaway a unique opportunity to continue championing Indigenous innovators and business builders.

If you know an of an Indigenous entrepreneur or Indigenous-owned business that would be interested in working alongside our team for the 2023 holiday giveaway, take the time to nominate them by filling out the submission form. Nominations will be open until September 5, 2023 with the giveaway launch coming in November and winners announced in December.

Check out some of the amazing businesses we’ve partnered with in previous years below and read our insights to learn more about the work we do with Indigenous communities across Canada.

Nomination form

Let us know which Indigenous entrepreneur or Indigenous-owned business you think would make a good addition to our 2023 Indigenous-made holiday giveaway campaign.

Past Partners

Golden Eye Designs

Category: Jewelry & accessories

Manifesting ancestral healing energy by creating Indigenous wearable art and adornment that nourishes your spirit with empowerment, sacredness, and resilience.

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Golden Eye Designs

Awasis Boutique

Category: Baby & kids apparel

Representation matters. When you support Awasis Boutique not only are you adding style, comfort + practicality to your wardrobes, but you are also helping to celebrate the Indigenous culture and revitalize Indigenous languages. Along with being a part of giving proceeds back to the community, one product at a time.

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Awasis Boutique owner

Cousins Skateboard Community

Category: Apparel & accessories

Show your support and look good doing it. 100% of proceeds go to keeping Cousins thriving. Marsee.

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Cousins Skateboards

Sea Wolf Adventures

Category: Experience

Deeply connected to and physically and spiritually sustained by the animals, trees, and waters of this region, our rich culture has survived millennia and we are proud to introduce guests to our homeland and our communities.

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Team Sea Wolf

Mother Earth Essentials

Category: Beauty

A Canadian indigenous-owned company, Mother Earth Essentials creates luxurious body and beauty products from natural ingredients and traditional recipes. Carrie had natural recipes and plant knowledge that were important to her to share but her mother and aunt had been taken to residential school and the generational teachings were threatened. She worked with her grandmother, elders, and medicine people to create and grow the foundations for Mother Earth products.

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Mother Earth Essentials logo

Spirit Bear Coffee Company

Category: Food & drink

Raven was sent by the creator of the universe, to redesign the earth after the first great ice age of cleansing. After Mother Earth added the foliage, Raven made all the new animals big and small. Then lastly, he made a Spirit Bear — a symbolic gift of peace and harmony to all creatures of the earth.

Inspired by this story, Spirit Bear Coffee Company was born.

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Spirit Bear logo

Off the Rails Boutique

Category: Pottery

The calming and peaceful experience the clay gives me while I’m working completely consumes me. Feeling deeply engaged in what is transforming, what I feel becomes part of the piece. The sensation of turning mud to masterpiece, in whatever that may look like, intrigues me, and ignites the passion I have for pottery.

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Off the Rails