Our CEO

Sabre Pictou Lee
Chief Executive Officer
Sabre Pictou Lee is Mi’kmaq from Eel River Bar First Nation in northern New Brunswick. Sabre is an experienced Indigenous liaison and researcher. She has worked in Indigenous-related program development, facilitation, and policy development and analysis.

Sabre has worked on research and training projects with the Assembly of First Nations, Thunderbird Partnership Foundation, Carleton University, First Voices Week at Concordia University, law firms, and many First Nation communities across Turtle Island. In her undergrad, Sabre focused on Indigenous Art History. After completing her Bachelor of Fine Arts, she transitioned to specializing in Indigenous legal traditions and Aboriginal Rights in her Masters. Sabre’s recent projects include a national report on the impacts of cannabis legalization in Indigenous communities where she became well-versed with on-reserve cannabis related legal dynamics and health policy.

With her facilitation and mediation expertise Sabre works to build bridges between Indigenous and non-Indigenous organizations. M.A. Indigenous and Canadian Studies (Carleton University); B.F.A. Art History and Indigenous Studies (Concordia University); current Juris Doctor of Law student (Dalhousie University).

Our Team

Aliqa Illauq
Researcher, Facilitator & Consultant
Muna Osman
Research Methodologist & Facilitator
Illuminee Kanazayire
Senior Researcher, Facilitator & Consultant
Sonja Belliveau
Project Support Coordinator
Shaniqua Thomas
Researcher, Facilitator & Consultant
Janna Van de Sande
Researcher, Facilitator & Consultant
Hindah Walhad
Administrative Coordinator
Alaina Balfour
Office Manager
Courtney Vaughn
Researcher, Facilitator & Consultant
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Business Development Coordinator
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Researcher and Facilitator
Jessica Frappier
Assistant Researcher