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Sask. Indigenous tourism operators feeling the crunch – Saskatoon StarPhoenix

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2020103 Views

Aski Holistic Adventures founder Michela Carriere’s tourism season ended almost as it began when her last customer boarded a plane back to Switzerland in March.

As borders snapped shut, Carriere’s business soon suffered from a trickle of cancellations and postponed appointments. If that wasn’t so, she believes her Big Eddy Lodge-based business, which is about 55 kilometres upstream from Cumberland House, would have enjoyed its best season in its three years of operation.

“My business is intrinsic to who I am. It’s not just a chance to make some money. It’s who I am,” she said, noting its loss was a huge blow with no easy answers.

“If I can’t do my business, how am I going to support my family and pay the bills?” said Carriere, who is Cree-Metis and operates one of about 90 Saskatchewan Indigenous tourists businesses enduring that uncertainty.

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