On May 16, Waneek Horn-Miller will present the keynote address. A previous Olympic athlete, Waneek works and travels extensively throughout the Indigenous world. She was behind the line at OKA, is coordinator of the First Peoples House at McGill University, and is the IndigenACTION Ambassador. Through her work as a sports commentator for CBC and APTN, she has become a community advocate for sport, fitness and wellness.
On May 17, the keynote presenter is award-winning actor Eric Schweig. Eric has appeared in numerous films and television shows over the past 20 years. He can be seen in The Shaman’s Source, Last of the Mohicans, Tom & Huck, and Blackstone. Eric travels Canada and the US sharing his life’s experiences with various groups and organizations in order to increase awareness of Indigenous issues. He is also an artist who carves Inuit art.
The Vision Quest Conference happens May 15 to 17 at the Winnipeg Convention Centre. Expected to be the biggest and best event yet, a number of exciting opportunities are now available for Sponsors and Trade Show Exhibitors. Visit www.vqconference.com soon for more details, or call 204-942-5049 or toll free 1-800-557-8242.