Hailing from Kawacatoose First Nation in Saskatchewan, Annie joins us with over 30 years' experience in public relations and community development. Having worked with First Nations communities throughout Canada as a front-line worker Annie recognizes the need for indigenous growth and expansion. A true entrepreneur Annie has owned and operated her own consulting business for the past 20 years. In 2019 Annie was the recipient of the Governor Generals intangible cultural heritage award for her participation in the Kronau museum history minutes, a video diary documenting first nations oral history of powwow. Ms. Brass is a firm believer in First Nation self-determination and financial independence.