We Are All Treaty People

Senator Bill Strongarm

Bill was born on the Kawacatoose First Nation, a Cree reserve situated approximately 75 miles north of Regina.  He has been married for 40 years to Colleen and together they have two beautiful children, Jade and Emerald and three wonderful grandchildren.

Bill attended the Muskowekwan Residential School as a child and finished elementary school on the reserve.  He completed his Grade 10 and holds a certificate in Social Work and a Diploma in Administration from the University of Regina.  

Bill has extensive work experience in the area of social welfare, education, economic development, housing and land claims.  He is currently working with the Touchwood Agency Tribal Council as an Indian Residential School Support Worker.  Bill became a social advocate for his First Nation as a Band Councilor, a school trustee, a speaker on Treaties and presently is a FSIN Senator. He also facilitated planning workshops in the area of education, economic development and job creation.  

Bill enjoys playing guitar and violin and is a sport enthusiast having played hockey, fastball, track and field and volleyball – being both a participant and/or a coach.  Currently he enjoys golfing and is a coach for curling.