The Coalition of Hamilton Indigenous leadership (formerly known as the Hamilton Executive Directors' Aboriginal Coalition - H.E.D.A.C.) has been working to improve resources for the Indigenous community of Hamilton for over 20 years.
CHIL's mission is to decrease barriers and increase equitable access to services and programs for Indigenous community members of Hamilton.
Get to know the talented, bright, and creative team of CHIL.
Cindy Sue is Turtle Clan from the Mohawk Nation of Tyendinaga (Bay of Quinte) and is the Executive Director for CHIL.
Yvonne is Bear Clan from the Mohawk Nation of Tyendinaga (Bay of Quinte) and is the Community Engagement Coordinator for CHIL.
Victoria is Bear Clan from the Mohawk Nation of Ohsweken:'en (Six Nations of the Grand River) and is the Indigenous Data & Policy Analyst for CHIL.
Tristan is Bear Clan from the Anishinaabe Nation of Fort William First Nation and is the Resource Coordinator for CHIL.
Lyndsay is Turtle Clan from the Mohawk Nation of Tyendinaga (Bay of Quinte) and is the Administrative Assistant for CHIL.
Kendal is the Research Assistant - Knowledge Translation & Dissemination for CHIL.
Tristan Bomberry is Haudenosaunee - Cayuga Nation (Gayogohó:no') of the Six Nations of the Grand River and is a Research Assistant - Archival for CHIL.