Later this month Canada will observe its third National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Established as a day of remembrance and reflection, this particular holiday is an opportunity to learn, uplift and support the Indigenous community. One way of doing that is to shop and share local – not just on the 30th, but year-round. From food, clothing and jewellery – here are 7 Indigenous-owned businesses in Calgary you should check out right now.

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The only Indigenous-owned pet supply store in Calgary, Pawticular is a health-focused shop that sells everything from food, beds, apparel, toys, crates, treats and so much more.

Where: 2515 90 Ave SW, Unit 149, Calgary

Painted Warriors 

Based in Mountian View Country, Painted Warriors facilitates Indigenous-inspired experiences. From horseback riding to archery, glamping and workshops this particular company aims to keep tradition alive and act as “a bridge between cultures.”

Where: Painted Warriors Ranch, Mountain View County, Alberta

Moonstone Creation

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A one-of-a-kind shop, Moonstone carries everything from jewelry to clothing, All items in this store have been sourced from local Indigenous artists – plus they offer classes, so you can learn how to make your own unique pieces. Check it out and enjoy!

Where: 1219 10 Avenue SE, Calgary


Love to craft? Check out 49Dzine, a shop that sells fabric, supplies, accessories and handmade goods, like men’s and women’s clothing. From tops and jackets to dresses and more, this store really has it all.

Where: 3419 12th St NE, Unit 10, Calgary

Mystical Metis


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Selling clothing, jewelry, home goods and more, Mystical Metis is 100% Indigenous-owned and operated. Here, the items are high-quality, colourful and unique!

Where: Crossroads Market, 1235 26 Ave. Southeast, Calgary

Kodiac Herbal 

Looking to learn something new? Those interested in traditional medicine, nature, arts and crafts are able to take a workshop with Kodiac Herbal. Through this experience attendees with learn age-old skills, history, and be given a unique perspective on life in the Canadian Prairies.

Where: Online here

Colouring it Forward


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A collaborative not-for-profit, Colouring It Forward sells everything from mugs and activity books to greeting cards, stickers, shirts and more – all made by Indigenous talent. Check it out and support local artists!

Where: Online here

There you have it. 7 Indigenous-owned businesses in Calgary you should check out right now. There are some pretty incredible artists out there, folks!