Indigenous Community Organizations & Businesses
Two Spirited People is a non-profit social services organization whose membership consists of Aboriginal gay and lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people in Toronto.
A not-for-profit, charitable agency created to respond to the needs of Toronto’s Indigenous women. It was first established in 1973 as a hostel. Over the last four decades, Anduhyaun Inc. has expanded to create culturally-inclusive, safe spaces for women and their children at various stages of life.
Their mission is to improve the health and well-being of Aboriginal People in spirit, mind, emotion and body by providing Traditional Healing within a multi-disciplinary health care model.
The ENAGB Indigenous Youth Agency focuses on providing cultural, employment, life skills, holistic wellness and recreational opportunities to Indigenous youth ages 12-24 . Programming is designed through Indigenous youth participation and works to build self-esteem, confidence, skills and self-determination.
Native Child and Family Services of Toronto (NCFST) is a multi-service urban Aboriginal agency providing holistic, culture-based programs and services for Aboriginal children and families. NCFST strives to provide a life of quality, well-being, healing, and self-determination for children and families in the Toronto urban Aboriginal community.
Youth Drop-ins allow you to get together every week to support each other and celebrate your culture. The program is open to any Toronto-based, self-identifying Aboriginal females, between the ages of 12 and 24.
Ojibiiikaan Indigenous Cultural Network is an Indigenous-led nonprofit offering land, food and culture based programming in Toronto and the surrounding region. Ojibiikaan means “root” in Anishinaabemowin. Our roots connect us to the land and to each other. They are the lifelines that nourish and anchor us. Ojibiikaan works to strengthen our roots through knowledge exchange and land-based projects.
TASSC’s vision is to build a healthy and vibrant environment while increasing the capacity of Aboriginal people to create a self-sufficient community in Toronto. To guide future generations as strong carriers of Aboriginal culture while achieving socio-economic success.
Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre is an autonomous, vibrant cultural agency that involves and serves the Indigenous community with confidence for and commitment to their well-being. Their goal is to provide counselling, material assistance and other direct services to First Nations people as well as to encourage and enhance spiritual and personal growth.
We Matter is an Indigenous youth-led and nationally registered organization dedicated to Indigenous youth support, hope and life promotion.
Cheekbone Beauty: Cheekbone Beauty is an Indigenous-owned and founded, digitally-native, Canadian cosmetics company established in 2016 by Jennifer Harper. Based out of St. Catharines, Ontario, Cheekbone Beauty is known for creating high quality, cruelty-free beauty products such as liquid lipsticks and complexion products including contour and highlight palettes.
Aurora Heat: We strive to preserve and revitalize the culture of Northern Indigenous trappers by sharing the traditional ways of our ancestors. Our commitment is to offer sustainable solutions for warmth.
Sequoia Soaps: Proudly indigenous made soaps and skincare. Inspired by our native legends and ingredients. Discover their beauty.
Morningstar Designs: “I work in digital and acrylic mediums, and I also create large-scale murals. I’ve created colourful logos and illustrations, painted on wood panels and canvas, and have painted the walls of buildings. Creating in this way is at the heart of learning and sharing my culture.”