Dr. Patricia Makokis, (Ed.D.) is acclaimed as one of Canada’s most outstanding Indigenous leaders and experts. She is an internationally renowned speaker and well known for her expertise on multiple topics related to the Canadian Indigenous perspective. Patricia focuses her work on how to create solutions through identifying with the Truth of the past, present and future challenges for Canadians and First Nation peoples. Her dynamic experience and education have led her to help Canadian individuals and organizations to understand the Indigenous perspective, and also to help First Nation groups become stronger, united and focused on equality for health, education, careers and opportunity. Dr. Makokis has spoke, consulted and assisted many different industries throughout her career. She continues to consult and speak for a wide variety of organizations ranging from Provincial and National Governments, Healthcare Groups, Education/Teachers, Professional and Trade Associations and to some of the world’s largest Corporations.