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WIBF 2017 Featuring: Chief Jim Boucher

First elected in 1986, Chief Jim Boucher has served as Chief of the Fort McKay First Nation for 27 of the past 30 years. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Board for the Fort McKay Group of Companies (FMGOC). The FMGOC, which is 100% owned and controlled by...

WIBF 2017 Featuring: CHIEF TERRANCE PAUL

CHIEF OF MEMBERTOU Terry Paul is the Chief of Membertou, a position he has held for the past 33 years. During that time, Paul has guided his community and administration into one of the most open and efficient Indigenous communities in the country. Chief Paul started...

WIBF 2017 Featuring: Keith Henry, B.ED

President and CEO:  Aboriginal Tourism Association of Canada Mr. Keith Henry is a Métis person that was born in Thompson, Manitoba and raised in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.  Mr. Henry began his career in 1995 with teaching positions and has become well known for his...

WIBF 2017 Featuring: Robert Bernard

Chair:  Wagmatcook Culture & Heritage Centre www.wagmatcookcentre.com Robert Bernard is a Mi’kmaw business owner of Diversity Management Group (DMG), a consulting firm based out of We’koqma’q First Nation in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Since 2000, DMG has created...

WIBF 2017 Featuring: Mahani Teave Williams

MAHANI TEAVE WILLIAMS: is one of the most renowed pianists of Chile and the only one from Rapa Nui (Pascua Island, Chile); married with 1 daughter. Also, Cultural Ambassador of Rapa Nui and founder of the Non for Profit TOKI Rapa Nui, together with a Rapanui...