If you own a rafting company that takes explorers through the Grand Canyon, how do you stand out from the rest of the pack? For Patricia Cesspooch, being a woman in a male dominated scene helps. The Hualapai Tribe member had always dreamed of earning a living via the Colorado River. The 54 year old created and sold jewlery for many years to earn money to start her business. Although her tribe does not give her help, other raft owners have helped her to achieve her dream.
- Patricia Cesspooch stands out in the rafting industry that is dominated by men.
- Patricia raised money to start her business by creating and selling jewelry.
- Cesspooch has benefited greatly from the help of other rafting companies looking to be good neighbors.
“Patricia Cesspooch stands out in this scene, surrounded by men and machinery, hand-rigging her two inflatable yellow rafts before guests arrive.”