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Aboriginal Rights and Business

Indigenous UWinnipeg


November 16, 2015

The New Way of Doing Business: Aboriginal Rights and why every business student needs to understand the new reality of Indigenous people in Canada.

JP Gladu Anishinaabe from Thunder Bay, Ontario.  He is a leader in the areas of natural resource management, sustainable forestry and indigenous business models.  He currently serves as the President and CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business 

Clint Davies is an Inuk from Nunatsiavut, Labrador. He currently serves as Vice President of Aboriginal Affairs for TD Bank and is also Chair of the Board of Directors for the Nunatsiavut Group of Companies, which is the business arm of the Nunatsiavut Government.

Massey Whiteknife is a two-spirited entrepreneur, performer and philanthropist from Mikisew Cree First Nation, Alberta.  He built a multimillion dollar business, the ICEIS Group of Companies, in the oil sands region of Fort McMurray.  Whiteknife’s alter ego, ICEIS Rain was nominated for two Aboriginal Music Awards in 2014.