Shelba Deer – Nishnawbe-Kwe & Haudenoshaunee
Shelba Deer is an Anishinaabe / Onkwehón:we (Ojibwe and Mohawk) woman from Sheguiandah First Nation. Shelba has recently become the Wellness Promoter for her community to promote healthy lifestyles through culturally based programming, activities, workshops and teachings. She has been active in her Anishinaabe culture and community, with ceremonies such as fasting, with water teachings and ceremonies and the sweat lodge since 2012. Shelba carries a sacred bundle and is a oshkaabbewis of Anishinaabe healing and ceremonies.