...is an exciting Social Enterprise that began in October 2016 at Stó:lō Nation’s Vedder Road site. Thanks to a Partnership-Based Labour Market Training Project funded by the Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation, this project supports workers interested in training on sophisticated, computer-based light manufacturing equipment while also supporting indigenous artists.
The project involves training eligible workers, at the Sto:lo Nation Vedder Rd. location, to make multi-use of First Nations art designs by creating t-shirts, mugs and other collectible items featuring the work of local artists. Local artists, who have joined nations creations in a royalty based agreement, will receive a royalty for each item sold with their design, the remainder of the proceeds will return to the social enterprise to employ more workers in the manufacturing and sales.
September 30th is Orange T-Shirt Day - we are observing it on the 29th “ in honour of Residential School Survivors and in memory of those who did not.”
T-Shirts are $20 each with $5 of each T-shirt sold going to the Stó:lō Youth Mentorship Program.
Nations Creations Artist Jared Deck has created this years design "Mother Eagle".
Nations Creations is a Certified BUY SOCIAL CANADA verified social enterprise.