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2017 Ambassadors

WIBF 2017 Featuring: Maria Tuyuc

WIBF 2017 Featuring: Maria Tuyuc

Business Advisor - Indigenous Chamber Speaker Presently Maria is a Consultant and Technical Assistant on issues of Indigenous Entrepreneurship. She is in charge of the issue of violence against woman for the National Commission, Monitor and Support for Strengthening...

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WIBF 2017 Featuring: Phil Fontaine

WIBF 2017 Featuring: Phil Fontaine

President - Ishkonigan Inc. Ambassador President Ishkonigan Inc. and Former National Chief of Assembly of First Nations Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Phil Fontaine is among the most recognizable and respected figures in Canada. His influence goes well beyond politics and...

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WIBF 2017 Featuring: Dr. Alexandria Wilson

WIBF 2017 Featuring: Dr. Alexandria Wilson

Associate Professor of Education and Director - Aboriginal Education Research Centre and at the University of Saskatchewan Honorary Co-Chair Dr. Alex Wilson (Opaskwayak Cree Nation) is an Associate Professor and the Academic Director of the Aboriginal Education...

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WIBF 2017 Featuring: Richard Tauehe Jefferies

WIBF 2017 Featuring: Richard Tauehe Jefferies

Chair – Te Ohu Whai Ao – Māori and Indigenous Business Development Trust Richard affiliates to the Ngati Raukawa and Ngati Tukorehe tribes of Aotearoa/New Zealand. Richard is Development Manager with Waikato/Tainui tribe and is committed to generating opportunities...

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WIBF 2017 Featuring: Robert Louie

WIBF 2017 Featuring: Robert Louie

Chair - First Nation Land Advisory Board Speaker Bachelor of Law, LLB, University of Victoria – 1982 Graduate Business Commerce Courses – 2 years Business Administration Diploma, Okanagan University College – 1975 Graduate Chief Louie is an Okanagan business...

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