John Lagimodiere is the President of ACS Aboriginal Consulting Services and the Editor/Publisher of Eagle Feather News. He has also hosted the award-winning national radio show, As If, on CBC Radio. John has delivered Aboriginal awareness training to clients ranging from the Saskatoon Police Service, Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan, Provincial Court Judges, Cameco Corporation and the University of Saskatchewan. John is a recipient of the Saskatchewan Centennial Medal and was honoured with a Living in Harmony Award from the City of Saskatoon in 2006. ACS received the ABEX for Aboriginal Business in 2009.
Betty Ann Adam is a writer and an award-winning journalist. She is a member of Fond du Lac Denesuline Nation, an intergenerational survivor of the Indian Residential School system and a child of the Sixties Scoop. She co-wrote, with director Tasha Hubbard, the 2017 National Film Board of Canada documentary, Birth of a Family, which recorded the first gathering of her and her siblings. Betty Ann's feature article, Scooped: How I lost my mother, found my family and recovered my identity, won the 2018 Canadian Association of Journalists award for outstanding journalism in long text form. Betty Ann was a staff reporter with the Saskatoon StarPhoenix for 29 years.
Errol Sutherland is from the Beardy's & Okemasis Cree Nation. Early in his career, he worked as a marketer promoting post-secondary education for the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) in Saskatoon, SK. After 10 years with SIIT, he began working with local advertising agency Creative Fire, where his main duties included social and digital media marketing campaigns for national organizations, provincial crown corporations, post-secondary education centres, and many local businesses. He later started his own digital marketing business called Toxic Cree that focuses on the marketing needs of First Nation entrepreneurs.
Hello my name is Megan Shingoose. I grew up on farm near Lestock, SK. Myself and my family currently live in Saskatoon and have made our home here for the past twenty plus years. I have many roles in life but the two I am most proud of is Mother and a Grandmother. Life is busy yet fun. Take care and be safe.