About

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Antoinette Cruz is an Indigenous activist, cannabis ambassador and passionate advocate for social change. Born in beautiful British Columbia, Antoinette is a Samahquam Member of the Stl’atl’imx Nation who now resides in Vancouver Coast Salish Territory. Antoinette was raised with an extensive knowledge of the uses and benefits of cannabis and hemp, and she is committed to health and wellness that is founded on ancient Indigenous culture and knowledge.

As an Indigenous woman, granddaughter of Residential School Survivors, and daughter of a 60’s scoop survivor, Antoinette feels first hand the negative toll Canadian colonialism has taken on her people. Antoinette views cannabis as an umbrella solution to many of the crises Indigenous peoples are faced with. She trusts her visions that cannabis will bring unity, diversity and positive solutions for generations to come. Antoinette is the owner of Smoke Signals – Vancouver and the director of the Indigenous Cannabis Association of British Columbia.