André Morriseau (Fort William First Nation) is an enthusiastic advocate and ambassador for Indigenous arts, culture and public affairs. Former Secretariat for the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation (NAAF) now Indspire, Communications Officer for the Chiefs of Ontario (COO). He is the former Chair of the James Bartleman Aboriginal Youth Creative Writing Awards Jury, Ontario Arts Council and the imagineNATIVE Film & Media Arts Festival. Currently he is Chair of the Anishnawbe Health Foundation (AHF) as well as on the board of TakingITGlobal and the Gardiner Museum. He is the former Director, Awards & Communications for the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) and is currently the Communication Manager for the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA).
Skills: Indigenous Health related to Truth and Reconciliation; member of the Indigenous and LGBQ+ communities; expert in public communication; events planning