What does National Aboriginal Day Mean to you?
"It's a day to celebrate our unique and diverse culture and heritage. A day where we come together and celebrate those doing amazing things and to inspire our next generation not only to pursue greatness but to remind them where they come from. A chance for those to learn about our culture and a chance for us to share."-Helen Oro
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Helen has been international with her designs. She is a loving mother, wife, daughter, and friend. Helen is an inspirational Role Model to a lot of people. She is very authentic in who she is and for that we admire her.
Helen is the owner of Helen Oro Designs
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Here are a few articles that feature Helen:
“You don’t have to do everything alone. In fact, you’re not alone. There are a bunch of people who care about you deeply; you might not even know who they are yet. But they’re there, accessible, and want to see you thrive in the world. You are a contribution and you’ll continue to be a contribution. Just be patient.”
These are the words Indigenous law school graduate Harpreet Ahuja would tell her 12 year old self. Years later, she’s moments away from becoming a lawyer and a challenger. I could share more about this fearless Indigenous woman changemaker (talking with her on Zoom was a joy -- highly recommend!), but her words hold great wisdom -- colouring these pages with resilience and courage. And so, without further delay, here is our first interview together!