The Indian Craftsmen of Quebec is a non-profit corporation, founded in 1974 and resulting from a socio-economic program of the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development Canada. This program ended in the early 1990s. Since then, the Corporation has been self-financing and only administered by First Nations people from various communities in Quebec. In particular, it contributes to canada’s economic development and has built a solid reputation among native and non-native craftsmen across the country.
The Corporation is a distribution center that offers businesses and craftsmen a variety of traditional, customary and up-to-date materials available online or in stores and can ship anywhere in Canada by sea, land and air.
The basic products offered mainly belong to the following categories: leather, beads, threads, ribbons, fabrics, furs, feathers, various natural products and several tools and multiple accessories for the creation.
The Indian Craftsmen of Quebec offers quality products in Canada to a diverse clientele such as:
Institutional: Inuit Cooperatives (Nunavik and Nunavut), Band Councils, Schools, Correctional Centers, Native Friendship Centers, Aboriginal Cultural Institutes, Health Centers, Manufacturers, Businesses of Various Scales, Governments;
Aboriginal craftsmen: privileged clientele of the corporation; Non-Aboriginal artisans: high-growth customers who are targeted in the future marketing strategy;
Customers on the spot in shop;
Online Web customers.
The mission of The Indian Craftsmen of Quebec is to maintain its position as a Canadian leader in the distribution of basic materials and to contribute socially to the growth of craftsmen and aboriginal communities.
Thank you for your confidence.