FHQ Developments

“I always think of our community. How do we create opportunity for community members to find success in their own lives?” Thomas Benjoe, CEO and President of FHQ Developments. FHQ Developments exists to serves and contribute the long-term economic independence and prosperity of their Limited Partners and their citizens by developing profitable business ventures, economic development opportunities, and advancing employment and livelihood for our Nations and citizens in a manner consistent with the Nehiyaw (Cree), Dakota, Nakota, Lakota, and Anishinaabe (Saulteaux) Nations teachings. The growth and success of FHQ has been remarkable. Indigenous partnerships are a significant component of the Economic Development Corporation. Their Nations exercise their inherent rights and sovereignty through financial independence. FHQ Developments is guided by both Treaty principles and four core business management principles 1. First Nation equity ownership. 2. Partnership and collaboration, relationship building. 3. Sustainable, long-term, diversified investments that lead to wealth creation. 4. Corporate differentiation – proud and vibrant First Nation business. These treaty principles includeMiyo-wîcêhtowin – ‘The Principal of Getting Along Well with Others, Good Relations, Expanding the Circle’ Miskâsowin – ‘Finding One’s Sense of Origin and Belonging’, Finding “One’s Self” or Finding “One’s Centre” Wîtaskêwin – ‘Living Together on the Land’ Pimâcihowin – ‘Making a Living’ Tâpwêwin – ‘Speaking the truth or Speaking with Precision and Accuracy’ Askîwipicihowascikêwina – ‘Setting into Place Arrangements for Livelihood, Living and Evolving Treaty Rights’ The success of FHQ is significant, with a focus on self-determination, this company is creating the foundation of economic empowerment and economic presence that is important to pay attention. FHQ is demonstrating Indignomics in action! This is what Indigenous economic empowerment looks like!