The Barayamal Digest is a monthly curated publication full of interesting and relevant links on Indigenous entrepreneurship.

Raymond Terrace Indigenous Business Helps To Creates Sustainable Income For Remote Indigenous Communities

RAYMOND Terrace local Lori Parish is a proud Bundjalung woman and a member of the Worimi community. Nelson Bay Carpet CourtAdvertise with News of The Area today. It’s worth it for your business. Message us. Phone us – (02) 4981 8882. Email us – [email protected] Lori makes stunningly beautiful textile accessories, shopping bags, home décor and Aboriginal baby doll sets as well as making unique items to order.

Possum skin workshop connects community

Northern Health’s Koori Maternity Service hosted its first possum skin workshop earlier this month, open to both staff and the community. Possum skin cloaks have previously been an everyday item for Aboriginal people in south-eastern Australia. They were worn in different ways including as baby carriers, for warmth, coverings at night and in various ceremonies.


Indigenous tourism operator in N.W.T. ends aurora season early

Joe Bailey uses the slogan “50,000 years of experience” for his tourism business North Star Adventures which he runs in the N.W.T. He has proudly shares his Dene culture with thousands of visitors from around the world who come for his tours across the territory. But his once bustling downtown Yellowknife office now sits empty.

Fisheries and Stewardship: Lessons from Native Hawaiian Aquaculture

There are many lessons to be learned from indigenous aquaculture practices, especially in the areas of climate mitigation, adaptation, resilience, resource management, and food sovereignty. Today, Native Hawaiians are working to reclaim physical spaces, improve resilience, and resurface indigenous ways of knowing, observing, managing, and thriving in the Hawaiian island environment, drawing on practices that have been developed over many centuries.

COATES: Helping Canada’s Indigenous peoples during COVID-19

Indigenous peoples will be hit disproportionately by the health, economic and social consequences of COVID-19. Overcrowding and poor health-care systems leave many vulnerable to the disease itself. Job losses and project delays are adding to the economic crisis. Complications in government policy-making and program delivery will have a detrimental impact as well.