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!
Right now we could talk about the many bumps along the journey of entrepreneurship. Veeeery late nights. Tear-filled mornings -- most often at least half due to staying up too late the night before -- resulting in never-getting-out-of-there coffee stains. Changing relationships that you thought were going to be ride-or-die. These are a very small selection of the bumps I've experienced over the years.
Or we could talk about one of the most remarkable gifts entrepreneurship can provide: The ability to extend moments in time on short notice. To explain what I mean, here's a post I wrote on my Instagram back in August 2019...