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November 4, 2010

Theytus Books has been noted for its Outstanding Business Achievement by the second annual British Columbia Aboriginal Business Awards.



"The businesses selected reflect the remarkable cross-section of enterprise and industry within British Columbia's Aboriginal business sector." said B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell.

An independent jury panel evaluated the submissions based on the viability, sustainability and competitiveness of the business.

"These role models will encourage the next generation of Aboriginal people to bring their entrepreneurial ideas to life." said Barry Penner, Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation.

At 30 years old, Theytus is the oldest Indigenous publishing house in Canada, recognized and respected internationally for its contributions to Aboriginal literature.

Since its inception in 1980, Theytus Books has been a leading proponent for Indigenous authors, illustrators and artists. It ensures that their voice and vision are expressed with the highest level of cultural authenticity and integrity.

The BC Aboriginal Business Awards were launched in October 2008 to honour and celebrate business excellence. The BC Aboriginal Awards, are presented by the BC Achievement Foundation an independent foundation established and endowed by the Province of British Columbia to celebrate community services, the arts, humanities and enterprise.

The recipients will be honoured at a gala celebration on Dec. 1, 2010 in Vancouver.

For further information please contact:

Theytus Books Ltd.
Green Mountain Road, Lot 45, RR#2, Site 50, Comp.8
Penticton, B.C.
V2A 6J7
1.250-493-7181 ext 2251


Posted by Administrator User on 04/11/2010 01:07 pm