Indigenous peoples make up for more than 5000 distinct tribes.
Of more than 130 clinically useful major prescriptive drugs that are derived from plants over 70% came to the attention of pharmaceutical companies because of Indigenous peoples use in traditional forms of medicine.
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Latest NewsJul 25, 2019
Say Magazine featured our very own Jaris in their Education Guide (Issue 95, 2019). Their article was titled: Jaris Swidrovich Shares his Views on Education
Check out the article on Say Magazine's Site: https://saymag.com/jaris-swidrovich-shares-his-views-on-education/
Latest NewsJul 15, 2019
Say Magazine is featuring us and some of our speakers. Check it out at https://saymag.com/international-indigenous-speakers-bureau/
Latest NewsJul 24, 2016
With nine Olympic medals from both summer and winter Paralympics, Colette Bourgonje excels at making successful adaptations in life. That is something she carries into each and every speaking engagement.
Latest NewsJul 17, 2016
Savvy Simon is a positivity dynamo hailing from Elsipogtog First Nation on the East Coast, who first began sharing her story after dancing at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics with 350 other Indigenous performers from across Turtle Island. They were all selected as community role models from their various nations, for their traditional lifestyles as well as their leadership and performing abilities.
Latest NewsJul 11, 2016
Saddleback moved from the Samson Cree Nation in Maskwacis First Nation to Saskatoon in late 2010 to finish up high school and go on to University — where he would become the third self-identified Indigenous Student President and the first two-spirit transgender president and member of the U of S Board of Governors. Saddleback is used to breaking new ground.
Featured in CBC’s Moccassins & Concrete documentary and having performed with the likes of Serena Ryder, Andrea Menard, Plex and many others, Eddy Robinson’s perspective and drum beats are highly sought after.
Eddy Robinson is a caring and motivated educator, speaker, and life changer. He speaks to the need for understanding the benefits of knowing your culture. Eddy will enlighten and entertain with passionate, personal narratives, along with a depth of insight into indigenous culture and knowledge.
Named one of CBC Saskatchewan’s "Future 40", Dr. Jaris Swidrovich is Canada's first self-identified First Nations Doctor of Pharmacy. As President of the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists, and member of numerous other boards Swidrovich brings his successful multiversity experience of bridging organizational needs with Health Care mandates. Passionate about health, education, and how Indigenous and marginalized people are impacted at local, provincial, national, and international levels, Dr. Swidrovich delivers powerful presentations illustrating how we can all be part of the cure and partake in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada's Calls to Action.
Gemini Award winning Actress, and multi-award nominee, including Best Lead Actress and Best Actress in a TV series, powerhouse celebrity Michelle Thrush knows what it takes to light up a stage. Wit, humour, passion, and creativity are just a few of Michelle’s attributes, outside of celebrity, that draw her to stages world-wide. Whether she is speaking from her heart, hosting galas, or breaking down the barriers of stereotypes, Michelle engages, captivates, and moves audiences to feel and see her unique vision of life.
Multi-award winning International Leadership Speaker and Author, Ngahihi o te ra Bidois is known as "The Face of New Zealand" inspires with the timeless wisdom from the Maori culture. This Modern day warrior’s presentation on "Ancient Wisdom Modern Solutions" is why he is the recipient of the National Professional Speakers Association, New Zealand Inspirational Speaker of the Year. A Maori leader, Ngahi combines centuries of tradition, along with his hands-on business experience, and academic qualifications to bring a message that transcends cultural boundaries.