Welcome to the Pow Wow Pitch Podcast, a show empowering Indigenous entrepreneurs.
On this Podcast, Host Sunshine Quem Tenasco, a Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg entrepreneur, author and creator of Pow Wow Pitch and Herbraids, interviews some of the most successful Indigenous entrepreneurs, makers and creators to share their stories, learnings, and wisdom to lift us all.
“It’s about more than starting a business. It’s about healing intergenerational trauma, reclaiming your space, and grounding it in an Indigenous way.” Leigh Joseph is an ethnobotanist and the Founder of Sḵwálwen Botanicals from the Squamish First Nation. Leigh brings together Indigenous science and self-care rituals to create skincare experiences grounded in the natural world. Leigh shares her entrepreneurial journey, motivations, ambitions, growing a team, and healing intergenerational traumas through entrepreneurship.