Indigenous Women Entrepreneurs Program

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däna Näye Ventures delivers the Indigenous Women Entrepreneur (IWE) program on behalf of Northern Aboriginal Capital Corporation Association (NACCA). IWE is a program designed to cultivate a community of Indigenous Women who thrive in their industry while creating meaningful relationships with others who are on the same journey.

IWE Provides Support in the Following Areas:

  • Business Counselling
  • Business Coaching
  • Workshops
  • Training
  • Micro Lending

Registration Process:

How do I get started?

  • Schedule an appointment with the Program Officer

Who is Eligible?

All women who reside in Northern British Columbia or the Yukon who are of Indigenous descent are welcome to be apart of the program.

What can I expect from the program?

The IWE program offers all five components (counselling, coaching, workshops, training, and lending) to all registrants. The program officer will contact the registrant and determine what level of interaction and engagement they are seeking. Some of the activities that participants can be involved in would be one-on-one coaching with the officer, working with the officer to create a business plan, monthly newsletters, weekly “check-in” calls with officer and other program participants, workshops, and various training sessions throughout the year.

For more information, please contact

Rosalie Norwegian, Indigenous Women Entrepreneur Program Officer (867) 668-6925 ext. 1008