Citation for BC Aboriginal Business Awards Recipient

Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Cristy Johnson
Cristy's Jewelry Designs

Cristy Johnson, Cristy's Jewelry Designs

Cristy Johnson, from the Niaka'pamux First Nation owns Cristy's Jewelry Designs offering one-of-a-kind handcrafted jewelry made of sterling silver and semiprecious stones. Operating for just over two years, Ms. Johnson is the sole proprietor of her business and handles most aspects of business operations including design, production, marketing and sales. Her jewelry is sold to retail stores, through her website and directly to customers and most recently garnered national recognition at a major music event.

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Previous Awardees

BC Indigenous Business Awards

  • 2018 Awardees Announcement
  • 2018 Awardees
    • Skywest Environmental Inc.
    • Ay Lelum-The Good House of Design
    • Reciprocal Consulting
    • Mussell Crane Manufacturing
    • Yucwmenlúcwu (Caretakers of the Land) LLP
    • Kanaka Bar Land and Resource LP
    • Nuu-chah-nulth Seafood Limited Partnership
    • Chief Gordon Planes - Hya-Quatcha

  • 2018 Outstanding Business Achievers
    • Van - Isle Auto Brokers
    • Second Pass Forestry Ltd.
    • Haida Style Expeditions
    • Kootenay Waste Services Ltd.
    • Kikinaw Energy Services Ltd.
    • Painted Rock Aggregates & Contracting LLP
    • Quilakwa Investments
    • Cariboo Aboriginal Forestry Enterprises Ltd.

  • Photos from the 2018 Gala Dinner
  • Videos from the 2018 Gala Dinner