In the world of filmmaking and entrepreneurship, few stories are as inspiring as that of Erica Daniels and her media company, Kejic Productions. A Cree-Ojibwe multi award-winning documentary filmmaker and entrepreneur, Erica’s journey has been one fueled by passion, storytelling, and a commitment to working with Indigenous youth. Her dedication to showcasing Indigenous stories from a truthful and authentic perspective has not only earned her numerous accolades but has also paved the way for Indigenous voices to be heard and recognized on a national level.
“We could not be more proud of Erica and her team,” said Sunshine Tenasco, founder of Pow Wow Pitch. “Erica’s resilience and passion truly shines and watching her grow from a pitcher to a collaborating partner has been an incredible experience. We are so proud to welcome Kejic Productions and can’t wait to see them work their magic.”
Thriving Together: Join the Pow Wow Pitch – Manito Ahbee Festival Partnership in Celebrating Indigenous Entrepreneurship
“We are beyond thrilled that Pow Wow Pitch is joining the Manito Ahbee Festival for the second year, and this is a great fit for our new and exciting Kinship program for 2023. The Manito Ahbee Sacred Site was also home to one of our traditional trade economies – in that same spirit, we aim to duplicate the footprints of our ancestors and replicate that, and we thank everyone involved for supporting our Tradeshow and the Indigenous Marketplace,” said Lisa Meeches, Executive Director of the Manito Ahbee Festival.
Pow Wow Pitch, Canada’s premier pitch competition for emerging Indigenous entrepreneurs, announced Erica Daniels, Founder and CEO of Keijic Productions as the 2023 Winner of the competition and the recipient of the Grand Prize of $25,000.
For the first time, Kamloopa Pow Wow is hosting Pow Wow Pitch to come to put the spotlight on Indigenous vendors, entrepreneurs, artists, entertainers, filmmakers, and innovators attending Kamloopa. Vendors and attendees will have the opportunity to pitch to win a total of $10,000 in cash prizes to take their ideas and businesses to the next level.