Thursday September 01, 2016

Why Indigenous leader Roberta Jamieson is looking ahead to the seventh generation

Roberta Jamieson says the title of grandmother is the most important one ever bestowed on her.

Roberta Jamieson says the title of grandmother is the most important one ever bestowed on her.

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Roberta Jamieson is first Indigenous woman in Canada to receive a law degree. She was also the first woman ever elected Chief of Six Nations in Ontario. 

Now, she's the CEO and President of Indspire, a charity working for Indigenous education in Canada. 

She's also a grandmother, a role she takes just as seriously as her many career accomplishments.