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Karen Lewis

Karen Lewis

Yeya’takwe’ní:yo | Chair

Karen Lewis ka’nisténhsera né:’e, tehniyáhse teyakoksà:tayen né:ne ronatehyà:ron, kahsótshera, táhnon teyotere’tsherà:ne kahsótshera né:’e. Yakonyáhten táhnon thóha akwé:kon tsi niyakónnhehs Kenhtè:ke shiyè:teron. Ken’ náhe yakotoríhshen tsi tewáhsen yà:ya’k niyohserá:ke yakoyo’tén:’on tsi yehyatonhseranónnha Tsi Tkanhiote Kenhtè:ke Tsi Yewennahnotáhkwa tsi nón:we é:so kanakerahserá:kon wa’eyo’tenhserakétsko. Tyakotyerénhton yakonkwehón:we yakóhson ne Excel, shakotihyatonhserá:wi ne ahonterihwahsté:rihste tsi yewennahnotáhkwa. Ministry yakoya’tarákwen ne Karen ayontyà:taren ne ratiya’takwe’ní:yos raotityóhkwa ne Southern Ontario Library Service. Shiyeksá:’a, Karen wa’akothón:te’ne ronwahsótha Kanyen’kéha rohthá:rahkwe táhnon tayenoronhkwa’tsherénhawe tsi niyó:re yakotehyà:ron.

Bonnie Jane Maracle

Bonnie Jane Maracle

Yehwistanónnha | Treasurer

Iehnhotonkwas (Bonnie Jane Maracle, yakothahyón:ni Kanyen’kehá:ka Kenhtè:ke niyakonhwentsyò:ten, yehá:wi ne B.A. ne Indigenous Studies, Trent nón:we; ne B.Ed & M.Ed, Queen’s nón:we; táhnon yakorhá:re ayakoyén:ta’ne ne Ph.D. ne Indigenous Studies, Trent nón:we, né:ne niya’té:kon yakorihwisákhon kwah né:ne Onkwehón:we Kaweyenhstà:tshera, Onkwehón:we Ratirihwisákhons, táhnon Onkwehón:we Ratiwennakará:tats. Ne ò:ni tsi yakotyà:tare ne TTO ratiya’takwe’ní:yos, Bonnie Jane yakotyà:tare ne Ratiya’takwe’ní:yos Raotityóhkwa ne Ontario Native Literacy Coalition, Ohsweken nón:we, táhnon ne Kanatsiohareke Kanakerahserá:yen Kanón:no nón:we. Yakorihonnyén:ni University of Victoria nón:we ne Aboriginal Language Revitalization Program; táhnon nón:wa yakoyó’te ne First Nations House nón:we, University of Toronto, né:ne Aboriginal Learning Strategist yakoyo’ténhseronte.

Dianne Sedore-McCoy

Dianne Sedore-McCoy

Dianne Sedore-McCoy yakorihonnyén:ni skátne ne Hastings-Prince Edward District School Board (HPEDSB) ne 21 niyohserá:ke nikarì:wes, táhnon nón:wa yakoyó’te ne Learning Support Coordinator ne Indigenous Education aorihwà:ke.
Yakotyà:tare ne Indigenous Education Advisory Council (IEAC) ne HPEDSB raotirihwà:ke; táhnon ne First Nation, Métis, Inuit Educators Association of Ontario (FNMIEAO).

Ed Maracle

Ed Maracle

Ed Maracle sénha tsi ní:yoht ne tewáhsen niyohserá:ke royo’tén:’on Queen’s University nón:we ne network administration táhnon electronics. Rohyatonhserayentà:sere ne kahyatonhserí:yo ne Queen’s Unviersity nón:we né:ne ò:ni Indigenous Studies táhnon Computer Science yorihò:ron táhnon technical diploma ne electronics engineering technology nithoyentá:’on ne St. Lawrence College nón:we. Ed ratya’tárha niya’té:kon karihonnyén:ni ne akawennahní:rate ne Kanyen’kéha táhnon niya’teyohserá:ke rathonkárya’ks ne Kanatsiohareke Ken’niyohontéhsha Ronaterihwahtentyà:ton.

Jan Hill

Jan Hill

Yakonyáhten yakoyá:ner ne Kanonhsyonne (Janice Corinne Hill) táhnon Associate Vice-Ohén:ton í:yete, Indigenous initiatives and Reconciliation, Queen’s University nón:we. Kenhtè:ke yakotehyà:ron táhnon tsi niyakónnhes yakoyo’tátye aonsayónnhete ne Kanyen’kéha táhnon tsi nihotirihò:ten, táhnon tsi nahò:ten thonehtáhkwen ne ontathsotshera’kénha.

Joanne Tabobandung

Joanne Tabobandung

Teyerihstò:rara’ks | Secretary

Jo-Anne Tabobandung ne ohén:ton í:yete táhnon yontatkowá:nen yakorihonnyén:ni tsi teká:tens yontóryes First Nations Technical Institute nón:we, rotikwatákwen ne Onkwehón:we teká:tens ronteweyénhstha raotirihwà:ke. Jo-Anne teyakoweyénhare ka’nisténhsera né:’e, áhsen niyakoksà:tayen tsyonathonwí:sen né:ne yonatyà:tare tsi tekontkennyónhe’s.

Kandice Baptiste

Kandice Baptiste

Kanyen’kehá:ka niyakonhwentsyò:ten ne Kandice Baptiste táhnon Kenhtè:ke yakonakerá:ton táhnon yakotehyà:ron.
Yehá:wi ne B.A. Wilfred Laurier University nityakoyentá:’on táhnon teyontkénnyeskwe, tehon’theróyaks teyontkénnyeskwe.
Nón:wa Yeya’takwe’ní:yo ne Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre, Queen’s University nón:we.

Callie Hill

Callie Hill

Ohén:ton Í:yete | Executive Director

Yakonyáhten Kanyen’kehá:ka niyakonhwentsyò:ten ne Konwanonhsiyohstha (Callie Hill) né:ne Kenhtè:ke nityakawé:non. Yakoyo’ténhseronte tsi Ohén:ton Í:iete táhnon Tsi Tyónnheht Onkwawén:na (TTO) yakohnhá:’on tsi náhe ne 2004 shiyohserò:ten. Ohyaríha 2015 shiyohserò:ten, yakotohétston tsi yonteweyénhstha ne University of Victoria né:ne Master of Education, Indigenous Language Revitalization. Ne ò:ni tsi yerihwahserón:nis, teyeyo’tenhserayehstáhsyons táhnon ye’nikonhrarátye’s akwé:kon ne ohwísta, tsi yehyatónhkwa, táhnon tsi nihontyérha tsi rotiyó’te, yakoteríhonte ne tsi nihontyérha, né:ne ta’nón:wa yerihwisákhons né:’e, kaweyenhstà:tshera, tsi nihotirihò:ten, tóka’ni kaya’takehnhà:tshera aorihwà:ke.