Nicole Akan

Nicole AkanI am Plains Cree from Muskowekwan First Nation, born and raised in Regina, SK. I am currently attending the First Nations University of Canada and working towards a degree in journalism.

I have had years of experience working with families and youth in my community.  I was employed at Aboriginal Family Services as a KidsFirst Worker, Youth mentor and teacher’s assistant in the five years that I was at the agency. I have received numerous qualifications and training in the areas of child development, youth empowerment, parenting, suicide prevention, healthy relationships and mental health and addictions.

My other passions in life are acting, living a healthy and active lifestyle, working with youth, motivational speaking, event planning, makeup artistry, fashion design and anything to do with the arts.