Vice-Chief Heather Bear

A member of Ochapowace First Nation in Saskatchewan, Heather Bear is the Vice-Chief of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN). She previously served as a Council member of Ochapowace First Nation for six years.

During her term in office, Heather has been dedicated to advocating for the betterment and advancement of all First Nations in the areas of Treaty implementation, prioritizing education as a Treaty right, establishing and growing First Nations schools, and ensuring First Nations youth are given the opportunities to become future leaders. She is committed to improving the lives of First Nations people.

Heather is a wife, mother of four children, and a new grandmother.