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One year on, Dene skincare company is doing business differently – Cabin Radio

January 20, 2021

It’s been a wild year for Dene entrepreneur Melissa Daniels since starting her own business at the beginning of 2020.

Daniels, who lives in Fort Smith and is a member of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, launched Naidié Nezų – or “good medicine” – in January of last year.

Combining Dene botanical knowledge and her background as a public health nurse, she harvests Indigenous plants and medicines to create skincare products, such as body butter made with spruce gum for babies or a hand balm featuring blue chamomile flowers.

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