Wellness Warriors

Arlana Bickell

Arlana Bickell is from Chippewas of Rama First Nation, I completed two programs at Georgian College; Occupational Therapy Assistant and Physiotherapy Assistant & Therapeutic Recreation. I played on the OCAA Women’s Varsity Volleyball team while at Georgian. I am currently a full-time student at the Ontario...

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Raven Tabobandung

Raven Tabobandung, Bear clan from Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, and Beaver clan from Wasauksing First Nation. Raven will be graduating from Carleton University on June 11, 2019, where she completed the Global and International Studies program, with a stream in Global Law and Social Justice. In...

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Richard Filion

Richard Filion, born in 1969, Richard has been married to Jo-Anne Peacock for 24 years, and they have 5 children and 3 grandchildren. Richard currently works for a mining company, Vale, and lives in Lively, ON. His band is Dokis First Nation. He has four...

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Ambroise Stevens-Paquette

Ambroise Stevens-Paquette lives in Hanmer ON. She is 14 years old and attends 9th grade at École Secondaire L'Horizon in Val Caron ON. She is the daughter of award-winning francophone Singer/Songwriter/Artist Stef Paquette and a nurse practitioner mother who works at Shkagamik-Kwe Health Centre in...

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Laura Liberty

Nahwegaabo kwe ndizhnikaaz, waabizhayshee ndodem, Nipissing ndoonjibaa, bezhig mide kwe indow miinwa Anishinabekwe indow. My English name is Laura Liberty I belong to the Marten clan, I am from Nipissing First Nation, I am first degree Midewiwin and Anishinaabe. I am the proud mom of a teenage...

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John Cornell

I am a band member who resides on Fort William First Nation. I take pride in being a father, and Grandfather to four grandkids. I like to keep busy doing something that gets me out of the house.  I like to explore, adventure s and live...

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Joel Kennedy

Joel Matthew Kennedy is a member of the Oneida Nation of the Thames and is Bear Clan.  He grew up in London and has worked at N’Amerind Friendship Centre for 10 years.  In October 2015 Joel decided to take control of his health losing over 115lbs and finishing his...

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Kathy Calverley

Kathy Calverley is a member of Rama First Nation. She takes pride in being a Wife, Mom, and Grammy to five grandkids. She loves to explore, adventure and be active when she is not working at the Ladies High End clothing store at Casino Rama.         What...

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Michelle-Lynn Kennedy

Michelle-Lynn Kennedy, from Oneida Nation of the Thames with mixed settler ancestry. London, Ontario. I am a teacher, and currently a full-time student in the Masters of Indigenous Relations Program at Laurentian University. I recently competed in Toronto at the MIG in the track events....

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Wendy Jocko

Councillor Wendy Anne Jocko, honoured Veteran's Eagle Staff carrier since 1997, Wendy returned to her home community of Pikwakanagan in 1996. From 1979 - 2002 Wendy was a Regimental Duty Sergeant, Supply Technician and Office Administrator with the Department of National Defence. Her time in the military included two tours...

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