Marie Celine is an Associate in the Public Affairs team in Montreal. She brings over ten years of professional experience in Aboriginal organizations, including Aboriginal arts and culture, Health and Social Service, media and communications and contributes to various mandates, particularly those in NATIONAL’s Aboriginal Affairs practice.
As a member of the Naskapi Nation of Kawawachikamach, Marie Celine is new generation of Canadian Indigenous women who is proud of her heritage and committed to her community. She has an easy going personality and brings a welcoming spirit to the workplace.
Prior to joining the team at NATIONAL, Marie Celine worked as a Family Care worker at the Native Women’s Shelter of Montreal, as a cultural Ambassador at Turtle Island Tourism, as a reporter for the Eastern Door newspaper in Kahnawake, as a communications officer for Quebec Native Women Inc., and has offered also many cultural workshops and seminars across Canada.
Since she has joined the Montreal office, Marie-Celine has broadened her expertise and explored new aspects of Aboriginal communications such as business, politics, fashion, and relations between Aboriginals and Non-Aboriginals. She utilizes her knowledge to facilitate and reinforce relations between First Nations, Inuit, and Non-Aboriginal entities.