1 Nation Distribution was incorporated in 2013 as a unique business and distribution model managed by First Nations business leaders to promote healthy, regional economies. Over 400 locations and growing including in industries such as Hotels, Resorts, Casinos and Communities and Travel Center’s. With over a decade of experience building partnerships and relationships with Indigenous and Native American communities in Read more…
Support Indigenous Business
Discover local First Nations, Inuit, and Métis businesses open to serve you during the COVID-19 Crisis.
Coronavirus' impact on Indigenous businesses
Why is consumer support for Indigenous business important during this time?
- There are over 50,000 Indigenous businesses in Canada and 99% of them are small- or medium-sized enterprises, which are being hardest hit by the pandemic
- Indigenous businesses on-reserve face unique barriers at this time because of the lack of broadband and infrastructure that enables e-commerce
- Main sources of financing for privately- or community-owned Indigenous businesses are retained earnings, private savings, or development corporations – not traditional lenders
How can you help?
A few ways that you, as a consumer, can support First Nations businesses: