Indigenous-Led, Strategically Driven

Creative Fire

Wholly-owned by Des Nedhe Group, Creative Fire is the only 100 percent Indigenous-owned communications company in Canada exclusively committed to providing expert strategic communications, research, and creative services, with a specialty in Indigenous engagement and relationship building.

Indigenous Ownership

We are Canada's only 100% Indigenous-owned consulting agency, championing authentic Indigenous leadership and representation.

Specialized Services

We provide specialized services in strategy, communications, and Indigenous engagement, specifically catered to industries like energy and mining.

Commitment to Reconciliation

We are committed to bridging the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities, focusing on mutual respect and social responsibility.

Creative solutions for complex challenges

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Our Goals

Provide value to our clients; create prosperity, employment and opportunity for the community of English River; open doors for more Indigenous people and companies; and to have a positive impact in our communities.

We have brought together thought leaders and industry experts with diverse backgrounds and experiences to create a team that is as diverse as the projects we work on.

How We Help You

We are not your typical professional services firm. Dedicated to helping you reach your strategic goals, we take a partnership approach to understanding your unique needs and create solutions tailored to you. A deep commitment to inclusion and the principles of reconciliation infuses all of our work. 

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Our Services

Creative Fire offers a comprehensive range of services tailored to foster collaboration and understanding between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities. Their services include strategic planning, communications, Indigenous engagement, and Reconciliation Action Planning. Additionally, they specialize in creative branding solutions, helping businesses to effectively communicate their values and objectives, particularly in sectors like energy, mining, and power generation.

Our Credo

Creative Fire’s credo centers on respect, integrity, and social responsibility, reflecting their commitment to building meaningful relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities. Their guiding principles emphasize authentic representation and leadership within their consultancy services, striving to bridge cultural gaps and enhance understanding across various sectors.

We believe that great communication inspires change. 
Communication is a bridge between peoples, across borders, and among generations; it is fundamental to building lasting relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities. Communication inspires groundbreaking transformation and connection and is at the heart of everything we do.

We believe in the power of collaboration.
We actively work to foster a spirit of partnership with our clients, suppliers, employees and communities; we always seek first to understand the point of view of others, then to deepen trust through authentic, transparent connection.

We believe in the dignity of all peoples.  
We are committed to inclusion and the principles of Reconciliation, and to bridging gaps of understanding and opportunity that will lead to greater self-determination, wealth, and wellbeing for Canadian Indigenous peoples and communities.

We believe the work we do now shapes future generations.  
We know that our work can shape future generations of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadian peoples.

We believe in quality in all things.
We are committed to delivering an exceptional experience for our clients. We strive to understand their needs from all angles and offer informed insights and expert solutions that exceed expectations. We are always professional, accessible and accountable for our work.

We believe in our employees.
We look to hire and motivate exceptional talent from all races and backgrounds. We are committed to building a rich, inclusive company culture, to developing the unique talents of each member of our team, and to inspiring our people to do remarkable and meaningful work.

Get in Touch

If you are looking for more information about Des Nedhe Management, please contact us via this form. We will be in touch with you as soon as possible.

Established in 1991 by English River First Nation (ERFN), the Des Nedhe Development Corporation was designed to grow sustainable employment and business opportunities for ERFN community members.

Now, driven by our purpose, rooted in our character and led by a team of experts, Des Nedhe Group has grown into a national leader in Indigenous entrepreneurship and economic development – a diverse collective of Indigenous-owned businesses dedicated to creating lasting change in Indigenous communities and corporate supply chains across Canada.

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