Here Are Some Businesses You Can Support This Indigenous History Month!

During Indigenous History Month, as well as all year round, 106.5 Elmnt fm encourages you to support Indigenous businesses. Here are some local Indigenous-owned businesses to take a look at:

Warren Steven Scott has fashion collections bridging the Western concept of luxury fashion and his ancestral worldview. His premiere collection was recently featured as part of Indigenous Fashion Week in Toronto.

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When you’re in Toronto, you have to visit Pow Wow Café. Their tacos and scone dogs have been the bread and butter of this restaurant. Right in the heart of the Kensington Market, they even have you covered for brunch with options like fry bread topped with poached eggs, wild rice porridge, and omelets.

Throughout the summer, they’ll be catering pow wows and music festivals all across Turtle Island.

You can check them out on Instagram here, or visit them when they’re open at 213 Augusta Ave, right in the heart of Kensington Market.


“Respect Indigenous sovereignty,” “We are still here,” and “This is native land” are just some of the tees and hoodies designed by Anishinaabe-owned brand Resist Clothing.

To check out all of Resist Clothing‘s streetwear, click here.


Located at the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto, The Cedar Basket is an Indigenous-owned and operated gift shop that carries items such as jewelry, art, baskets, moccasins, and beadwork that are handcrafted by Indigenous artisans.

You can visit The Cedar Basket in person at 16 Spadina Road in Toronto, or shop online 24/7 by clicking here.



Sequoia Soaps is a beauty brand inspired by native legends and ingredients. You can find soaps in a variety of scents, colourful candles, incense and oils, as well as an array of body care products like scrubs, lotions, and mists. And, the best part is that everything is local and ethically made.

You can shop online 24/7 by clicking here.



Mini Tipi is quality apparel and home goods inspired by Canadian and Indigenous heritage. Practical and stylish; their blankets, shawls, bags, and kids’ line are also soft, colourful, and unique.

Mini Tipi ships all across Turtle Island, and you can start shopping online right now by clicking here.


Cheekbone Beauty Cosmetics, Inc. is a Canadian cosmetic company known for its high-quality and cruelty-free products with a focus on sustainability. Their goals are to make a difference in the lives of Indigenous youth through donations, while also creating a space in the beauty industry for Indigenous youth to feel seen.

You can visit their online store by clicking here.

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