Cheryl Cardinal has spent close to 20 years working with various First Nations communities nationally in the area of energy and resources, education, research as well as program and economic development. Her work has been focused on addressing many barriers First Nations face in energy and resource development today. Cheryl is currently the President/CEO of the Indigenous Center of Energy based out of the Sucker Creek Cree Nation in Alberta with a sub-office in Calgary. She works with Indigenous people globally to support and foster mutually beneficial relationships for Indigenous communities and the energy sector. Through her company, Cheryl works cooperatively with Indigenous representatives from the United States, Australia, Aotearoa (New Zealand) and Canada through her Indigenous Advisory Committee. These key Indigenous peoples are leaders in their countries representing key values that are important to Indigenous peoples globally.
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