June is National Indigenous History Month! We invite you to an evening of empowerment and celebration at Sharecuterie! 

The evening will feature a panel of three Indigenous women in Winnipeg’s business community.

In addition to hearing from our panel, expect refreshing fruity beverages and a variety of delicious artisanal meats, cheeses, fruit and other tasty Sharecuterie eats featuring local ingredients.

Joining our panel are:

Cassandra Carreiro, Owner of Sharecuterie [our venue host]

Founded in 2020 by Cassandra Carreiro, a psychiatric nurse turned food artist, Sharecuterie is a locally-sourced, artisanal charcuterie shop and cafe located in Winnipeg. Sharecuterie is proudly Indigenous and woman owned. Sharecuterie uses board items that are either locally sourced or purchased from other small local businesses in Winnipeg and other parts of  Manitoba. When you support Sharecuterie you are not just supporting one small local business, you are supporting multiple. 

“Being an Indigenous woman in business has been empowering and healing for me. It has given me the opportunity to connect with other Indigenous entrepreneurs and develop a sense of community and strength. It gives me hope that we as Indigenous people are not only still here, but we are thriving and succeeding despite all the barriers. Regarding being in the food and specifically “charcuterie” industry, I love taking up space where people wouldn’t normally expect to see Indigenous people doing so.” – Cassandra

Sherry Mckay, Comedian, Influencer and Motivational Speaker

Sherry Mckay is an Ojibway Anishinaabe from Treaty 1 Territory, born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and band member of Sagkeeng First Nation with Roots in Berens River and Sandy Bay Ojibway First Nation.

Sherry is a stand-up comedian, content creator, influencer, and motivational speaker who was recently a TEDx Talk speaker. She travels across Canada to perform comedy, host events, participate on panels and give motivational speeches, and has taken part in career symposiums and meet and greets.

Sherry has worked with several brands such as Google, McDonalds, TikTok, Old Navy, Pinterest, and Hello Fresh to name a few. She’s Dubbed The Queen of Native TikTok with over 625k followers, over 27 million likes, and a verified account recognized as an original content creator; Sherry Prides herself in being a digital trailblazer.

“I’ve always wanted to be a stand-up comedian but never thought it was possible. It wasn’t until I started approaching my goals with more heart and less strategy, I began to feel like my dreams were coming true. When I’m on stage I feel like the laughter I bring is helping others to heal, and that means the world to me.” – Sherry

Andréanne Dandeneau, CEO of Anne Mulaire

Born and raised in St. Boniface, Winnipeg, Manitoba—homeland of the Red River Métis Nation, Andréanne started in her parent’s basement, 18 years ago. With a deep appreciation for her Métis roots, Andréanne has curated a collection that embodies the spirit of Indigenous artistry, combining vibrant designs, sustainable practices, and a commitment to empowering Indigenous communities. As a passionate advocate for inclusivity and cultural preservation, Andréanne’s leadership drives Anne Mulaire‘s mission to celebrate diversity, promote ethical fashion, and uplift the voices and talents of Indigenous artisans. Through her creativity and entrepreneurial spirit, Andréanne is making a lasting impact, bridging fashion and cultural empowerment in a remarkable way.

“Being an Indigenous woman in business, particularly as a Métis from the Red River Nation means embodying resilience, strength, and cultural pride while navigating the challenges and opportunities within the business world. It means honouring the rich heritage, history, and traditions of the Métis people, while also striving for economic empowerment, sustainable growth, and positive impact within one’s community. Being an Indigenous woman in business provides an opportunity to challenge stereotypes, promote inclusivity, and contribute to the advancement and representation of Indigenous voices in the entrepreneurial landscape.” – Andréanne

Come celebrate with us on June 29 at Sharecuterie and let’s celebrate and support our community. 

Click HERE to learn more about the event and to register. A

nd hey, be sure to tune into CTV Morning Live on National Indigenous People’s Day, June 21, to learn even more about our panelists and our upcoming event. 

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