Author: Heather O'Watch

Heather is an adventurous, determined, and outgoing Indigenous woman. She is Nakoda and Cree from the Okanese First Nation. The 21-years-old is currently in in her second year at the First Nations University of Canada enrolled in the Indian Communication Arts Program (INCA) and pursuing a career in journalism. More recently, Heather was in Colombia, South America working with youth in community development. Right now, Heather is a full time student and also working part-time. In her free time, Heather volunteers with organizations, as well as sitting on various volunteer committees and boards. She is the VP of Communications for the First Nations University of Canada's Students Association and also is a board member of the Regina Aboriginal Professionals Association as a Student Member. When she’s not studying, working, or volunteering Heather enjoys travelling, engaging in cultural activities and reading. Heather also competes competitively in the Indigenous sport Archery and has participated in the 1st World Indigenous Peoples Games in Palmas, Brazil in October 2015 for Team Canada. Heather aspires to become a foreign correspondent and author.

Heather is an adventurous, determined, and outgoing Indigenous woman. She is Nakoda and Cree from the Okanese First Nation. The 21-years-old is currently in in her second year at the First Nations University of Canada enrolled in the Indian Communication Arts Program (INCA) and pursuing a career in journalism. More recently, Heather was in Colombia, South America working with youth in community development. Right now, Heather is a full time student and also working part-time. In her free time, Heather volunteers with organizations, as well as sitting on various volunteer committees and boards. She is the VP of Communications for the First Nations University of Canada's Students Association and also is a board member of the Regina Aboriginal Professionals Association as a Student Member. When she’s not studying, working, or volunteering Heather enjoys travelling, engaging in cultural activities and reading. Heather also competes competitively in the Indigenous sport Archery and has participated in the 1st World Indigenous Peoples Games in Palmas, Brazil in October 2015 for Team Canada. Heather aspires to become a foreign correspondent and author.