Category Archives: News

Zoom Meeting with former National Chief Del Riley for networking between Sovereign Shops – 4pm, Sunday July 9th

Since 2022 a growing number of Indigenous trading posts and cannabis shops have opened up on traditional Indigenous territories off-reserve. Anishinaabe, Algonquin, Chippewa, Mohawk, Mississauga, Mi’kmaq, and Oneida entrepreneurs have all opened up shops off reserve on their traditional territory.  At 4pm on Sunday, July 9th, 2023 join us for a discussion with former National […]

A Tribal Pot Shop Is Selling $20 Ounces Tax-Free to “Decolonize” Its Business

by Caitlin Donohue of Published December 15, 2022 That’s one way to stick it to The Man. One Chippewa cannabis store is taking on Canadian regulators by calling its own shots, on its own terms.  On Dec. 3, Spirit River Cannabis in London, Ontario, officially opened its doors with no provincial licensing in place, Dispensing […]

This Indigenous cannabis shop in London, Ont., could be major test for Ontario’s pot retail laws

Spirit River Cannabis challenges the status quo of big retail cannabis in Canada Colin Butler · CBC News · Posted: Dec 08, 2022 An unlicensed, Indigenous-owned cannabis retail store has opened its first urban location in London, Ont., looking to claim space in a crowded marketplace by selling cannabis its own way — potentially setting the stage for a […]

Spirit River Cannabis – London Ontario’s first Indigenous trading post

Published by Cannabis Wiki on Dec 8, 2022 by Christal Chatterly On Thursday, November 24th Spirit River Cannabis celebrated with a soft opening of London Ontario’s first sovereign cannabis retail space. The store which is located at 72 Wellington Street is now open to the public welcoming anyone who wishes to purchase tax-free flower, concentrates, vaporizers, edibles, […]

First Sovereign Indigenous Cannabis trading post opens in downtown London

Chippewa Nation entrepreneur  has opened the 24/7 Spirit River Cannabis trading post at 72 Wellington St. in the spirit of “economic reconciliation.” LONDON – A sovereign Indigenous cannabis dispensary has opened up in the heart of London, Ontario with the goal of transforming Canada’s history of “economic genocide” into a new era of peaceful “economic reconciliation” between Indigenous […]