Wellness Warriors

Josee Filion

My name is Josee Filion, I am 18 years old from Sudbury, Ontario. I have just graduated from Lockerby Composite School and will be attending Loyalist College in the fall to pursue nursing. One of my favourite activities is basketball which I am very passionate...

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Nichole Davey

Sge:no / She:kon / Hello. My name is Nichole Davey, and I was born and raised on Six Nations of the Grand River where sport has been and always will be an integral part of my life whether that be competing, coaching, managing, or volunteering....

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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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