Bachelor Of Commerce - Ryerson University - Major In Accounting, Minor in Finance
Business Administration - Humber College
I strongly believe in our culture. Our language and culture is who we are as Nations on Turtle Island. We all have our values, they are hereditary and born within.
National: Assembly of First Nations National Youth Council - Ontario Male Rep
Provincial:Chiefs of Ontario Young Peoples Council - Anishinabek Rep
Regional: Anishinabek Youth Advisory Board
Ontario has developed an Ontario Young Peoples Council which consists of 10 members. The 10 members are comprised of 5 regions. A male and female representative from each of the five regions.
Each region has developed their own selection process when it comes to a youth council. Please visit the websites for more information.
The five regions are Poltical Territorial Organizations except the indendants.
- Grand Council Treaty #3 - consists of 28 First Nation communities in the northwestern area of ontario leading up to the manitoba boarder.
- There are two youth Reps for this region - Nick Mainville and Carolyn Kokokopenace
- Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) -consists 49 First Nation communities across the territory of James Bay Treaty 9 and Treaty 5 - an area spanning two-thirds of Ontario.
- NAN has youth council which you can find on the website
- Union Of Ontario Indians - Anishinabek Nation (UOI)- consists of 42 First Nation Communities
- UOI has a youth advisory board developed which is comprised of 8 people elected by the youth.
- Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI) - consists of 8 First Nation communities
- Independant First Nations - consists of 11 First Nation communities
For more detailed information please go to the Chiefs of Ontario site
On the site, you will find information regarding issues such as:
- Youth Profiles
- Current issues
- Message Boards
- Documentation and contact information.