Developing projects that are transforming the Niagara Region's understanding of, and engagement with, Indigenous peoples
Michele-Elise Burnett, winner of the Cultural Arts Award during the 18th annual Women in Business Awards
“I am humbled to be the recipient of this prestigious award and honoured to be nominated alongside of such highly accomplished, powerful, successful women leaders in Niagara! Celebration of Nations, and LON 360° will help uncover stories and the untold indigenous history. Our projects will promote and educate people of our beautiful deep rooted cultures, traditions and heritage so we can be understood and respected. I thank the community for believing in these inidgenous visions! Together we will build a strong cross-cultural future our 7th generation will thank us for! Chi'Miigwetch to all your supportive emails! See you at Celebration of Nations 2019!”
Library Beneficiary Of Mayor’s Education
A mayor’s position affords its occupant with many opportunities to connect and learn about a multitude of individuals, organizations and groups. In that position, the meetings are sometimes confrontational and most often designed to mitigate concerns of constituents.
“It’s time to turn the page in our history books in uncovering some of the wonderful contributions and sacrifices our people have made to build a better Canada”