Entrepreneur has deep roots she celebrates in business

Nahwegahbow, Barb
March 2013
Windspeaker;Mar2013, Vol. 30 Issue 12, p11
The article recounts how First Nation businesswoman Hiawatha Osawamick grew up amidst enterprising women who were steeped in their strong cultural traditions. It says that she opened a catering business for Aboriginal cuisine in Ontario as well as selling cradleboards which she crafter herself. It adds that Osawamick intends to sell her uniquely-designed cradleboards when she gets back on the powwow trail where she first learned how to cook Aboriginal food from her mother and grandmother.


Related Articles

  • What's Spanish For 'Not Them Again!'. Taylor, Drew Hayden // Windspeaker;Dec2013, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p6 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores author's experiences of meeting people across the world who liked and adored the culture of the First Nation, aborigines of Canada.

  • Cradle Board. Quillen, Terrilynn Fox // Miniature Collector;May2014, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p54 

    The article offers step-by-step instructions for making a cradle board.

  • Kiowa Cradleboard Brings $103,500.  // Maine Antique Digest;Oct2013, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p12-A 

    The article reports on the sale of 20th century Native American Kiowa cradleboard for $103,500 at the "Best of Santa Fe 2013" auction sale held in St. Ignatius, Montana from August 9-10, 2013.

  • Papoose.  // Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia;Jul2009, Issue 7, p4 

    Information on Papoose, a baby carrier used by the Native Americans before the invention of strollers is presented.

  • Red Coats in the West. Beahen, William // Horizon Canada (English edition);Jan2001, pN.PAG 

    Focuses on the traditional life-sustaining culture of the Plain Indians of North America in the 18th century in Canada. Trade of rifles and consumer goods; Priorities of the government by unifying the white farmers and ranchers; Success of the Mounties in dealing with crime.

  • The White Mountain Apache Museum & Cultural Center. NAHWOOKSY, FRED // Native Peoples Magazine;Nov/Dec2000, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p78 

    The article deals with the White Mountain Apache Museum and Cultural Center located at the Fort Apache Indian Reservation in eastern Arizona. A fire in the historic barracks containing the archives and artifacts of the White Mountain Apache people has prompted the construction of the museum in...

  • Mavericks and Mavens of Business History: Miriam Beard and Henrietta Larson. YEAGER, MARY A. // Enterprise & Society;Dec2001, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p687 

    This is the story of two women with differing visions about business who have largely been forgotten. Miriam Beard, the maverick daughter of Progressive reformers Charles and Mary Beard, wrote the first international cultural history of the businessman in 1938. Henrietta M. Larson was Harvard...

  • JUSQU'À QUATRE-VINGTS NATIONS AUTOCHTONES AU CANADA? Trudel, Pierre // Recherches Amérindiennes au Québec;2007, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p77 

    This article presents the author's response to the reports published by the Canadian Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples. The report states that due to colonialization in the 19th century the common identity among aboriginal peoples was dispersed and thus the nations must reform in order to...

  • CD ROM looks at science from a Native perspective. Petten, Cheryl // Raven's Eye;Apr2001, Vol. 4 Issue 12, p9 

    Presents the role of the Compact Disc ROM in the Cradleboard Teaching Project for Canadian students. Highlights on learning scientific principles; Emphasis on teaching Native American history and culture; Importance of science.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics