Kris Meawasige

Educator, Ottawa

Kris is Anishinaabe, bear clan and a proud member of Serpent River First Nation. Born and raised in the Greater City of Sudbury, Ontario, on the traditional territory of the Atikameksheng Anishinaabeg, he has been living with his family on the unceded traditional territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabeg, on the outskirts of Ottawa since 2013. Kris has been working in a variety of roles with urban and rural Indigenous communities across Ontario since 2001. He currently serves as the Indigenous student support and re-engagement coordinator (K-12) at the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board.