Chair, International Inter-tribal Trade and Investment Organization
Senior Lawyer and Principal Director, Garwill Law Professional Corporation
Wayne is the founding President of International Inter-tribal Trade Organization, Senior Lawyer and Principal Director of the law firm Garwill Law Professional Corporation and leads an international business entitled Indigenous Sovereign Trade Consultancy Ltd. specializing in Tribal Trade and Sustainable Economic Development. He is past Chair of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations Appeal Tribunal and is on the board of directors of the Council of the Great Lakes Region, Capacity Canada and the 60’s Scoop Healing Foundation. He is also a Research Fellow specializing in International Comparative Indigenous law at the University of Oklahoma, College of Law. He was appointed by Order in Council as a member to the NAFTA (USMCA) Chapter 19 Trade Remedies roster. He is the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business 2019 Award winner for Excellence in Aboriginal Relations, the 2020 Queen’s University alumni award winner as well as the recipient of the 2020 CISDL International Legal Specialist in Peace, Justice and Governance Award. He is Plains Cree from Treaty 6, Moosomin First Nation.