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Meet Dylan Tootoosis, the owner of Cree Coffee Company – CBC

His love of coffee turned into a small business selling his own brand on the powwow trail

Mar 14, 2019

Dylan Tootoosis had his first sip of coffee on the rez at 11 years old, when his grandfather gave him a shot of instant coffee when his grandmother wasn’t looking.

That first sip is still fresh in his mind and he has turned his love for coffee into a business.

“It’s been a dream for a while to start it. It took a long time,” said Tootoosis, who is a proud descendant of Chief Poundmaker and spent a lot of his childhood with his grandparents in Poundmaker Cree Nation in Saskatchewan.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/cree-coffee-company-dylan-tootoosis-1.5053751

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