Lois Apaquash, Ogimaa-kwe is of the Crane Clan. Baakdting N'doonjibaa. She was a helper of the people for several years at Shkagamik-Kwe Health Centre in Sudbury where she developed the mental health healing and wellness programs in partnership with the community and her team. Lois is presently full time Nokamis to seventeen grandchildren and has ventured into acting where she was honored to perform in her daughter Sarah Gartshore's inspired work 'Survivance' at Shkagamik-Kwe's Gala for Truth and Reconciliation on National Aboriginal Day at Sudbury Theatre Centre. May our spirits be bound together in the fabric of the arts as we bring our collective voices forward on this healing journey we are all on together. Gchii-Miigwech, it is an honor to participate in this part of the journey.
For more info on Lois Apaquash's performance, click here: Most Unapologetic Day