Who are the Knowledge Keepers?



National Turtle Lodge Knowledge Keepers Council


Knowledge Keeper Dr Dave Courchene – Knowledge Keeper Council Chair

Nii Gaani Aki Inini – Leading Earth Man (Dave Courchene), Anishnabe Nation, Eagle Clan
Nii Gaani Aki Inini - Leading Earth Man - Dr. Dave Courchene

Knowledge Keeper Chief Katherine Whitecloud

Knowledge Keeper Katherine Whitecloud
Chief Katherine Whitecloud

Knowledge Keeper Chief Dr. Harry Bone

Giizis Inini (Dr. Harry Bone)
 Chief Dr. Harry Bone

Knowledge Keeper Florence Paynter

Knowledge Keeper Florence Paynter
Florence Paynter


Knowledge Keeper Mary Maytwayashing

Knowledge Keeper Mary Maytwayashing Zoongi Gabawi Ozawa Kinew Ikwe (Strong Standing Golden Eagle Woman)
Zoongi Gabawi Ozawa Kinew Ikwe - Strong Standing Golden Eagle Women - Mary Maytwayashing


Knowledge Keeper Chief Robert Maytwayashing

Knowledge Keeper, Chief Robert Maytwayashing
Chief Robert Maytwayashing


Knowledge Keeper Jane Meader (Mi'kmaw, NS)

Knowledge Keeper Jane E. Meader
Jane Meader

Knowledge Keeper Hereditary Chief Stephen Augustine (Mi'kmaw, NS)

Knowledge Keeper Stephen Augustine
Stephen Augustine

Knowledge Keeper Ed Sackaney (Cree, ON/QB)

Knowledge Keeper Ed Sackaney
Knowledge Keeper Ed Sackaney

Knowledge Keeper David Courchene IIIĀ (Anishinaabe, Ontario)

Knowledge Keeper David Courchene III
David Courchene III (Painted Sky Man)

Knowledge Keeper AJ Felix (Cree, SK)


Knowledge Keeper Patricia Felix (Cree, SK)


Knowledge Keeper Maurice Little Wolf (Piikaani/Blackfoot, AB)

Knowledge Keeper Maurice Little Wolf
Elder Maurice Little Wolf

Knowledge Keeper Betty Ann Little Wolf (Piikaani/Blackfoot, AB)

Second from the left
Knowledge Keeper Betty Ann Little Wolf
Betty Ann Little Wolf

Knowledge Keeper Dr. Barney Williams (Tla-o-qui-ah, BC)

Knowledge Keeper Dr Barney Williams
Dr Barney Williams

Knowledge Keeper Chief Darrell Bob (St'at'imc, BC)

Knowledge Keeper Chief Darrell Bob
Chief Darrell Bob

Knowledge Keeper Premier Stephen Kakfwi (Dene, NWT)

Knowledge Keeper Stephen Kakfwi
Stephen Kakfwi


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