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About Us

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.



Our mission is to decrease barriers and increase equitable access to services and programs for Indigenous community members of Hamilton.


Our vision is a vibrant, healthy, inclusive, and culturally safe community.

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Image by Nadine Shaabana


Our values are informed by the Seven Grandfather Teachings as we strive to live and work with Ka'nikonhri:yo (the Haudenosaunee concept of "The Good Mind".

Meet Our Team

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Cindy Sue Montana McCormack


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Laurie Froman

Tristan Maclaurin

Tristan Maclaurin

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Michelle Miller

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