We Are All Treaty People

Marie (Sharon) Meyer

Sharon Meyer is a Treaty Status member of Treaty Six, Beardy’s and Okemasis Cree First Nation. Retired as of June 2023 - after serving thirty-two years of education. She had served in the role as a classroom teacher, principal in elementary and high school, and administration in the provincial and federal education system. The last twelve years had served as a First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Education Consultant for the North East School Division. Presently, a representative for the OTC Speakers Bureau.

Sharon is a mother of two adult daughters, and Kokum to four grandchildren. Her marriage (2012) moved her to the Carrot River district where she currently resides. She is a Medicine Wheel Knowledge keeper, and a storyteller sharing many teachings regarding personal childhood, adult, and cultural experiences. She is also a Blanket Exercise facilitator.

She is currently a committee member of the Nipawin Reconciliation, OTC Wisdom Circle, and Saskatchewan Archaeology Society.

Sharon looks forward to sharing her knowledge and teachings with your group.

Indigenous Culture: Worldview, Pre-Contact History, Colonial Decimation of Culture, Culture Resilience, Strength of Women, Womanhood

The Treaties: Treaty History, Treaty Relationship, Treaty Responsibilities, Spirit & Intent of Treaty

The Indian Act: History of the Indian Act, Negative Implications, Indian Residential Schools, Pass System, 60s Scoop

Treaty Implementation: Principles of Reconciliation, Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action, Honouring Treaty Promises