Jack Saddleback

Jack Saddleback is an award-winning humanitarian, artist and activist from the Samson Cree Nation in Maskwacis, Alta. As an out and proud Cree two-spirit transgender gay man, Jack is an advocate for Indigenous engagement, mental health, student politics and human rights. He was the first transgender and third Aboriginal person to be elected President of the University of Saskatchewan Students' Union in 2015, sat on the Mental Health Commission of Canada's Youth Council for six years, and currently sits on the National Indigenous Youth Council on Sexual Health and HIV & AIDS.