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Barb Martin is a Mi’kmaq woman from the community of Esgenoôpetitj/Burnt Church, New Brunswick. Since 1995, she has co-owned Han Martin Associates, a consulting firm helping communities and organizations achieve their goals, particularly when these involve building relationships and working with diversity.
Barb is currently the program manager of Oeliangitsoltigo Mental Wellness Team (MWT), serving four Indigenous communities. She was the recipient of the 2011 Honouring Our Peoples Award from the Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs for her work with residential school survivors and in recognition of her contributions to improving the health of First Nations people in Atlantic Canada. She is a co-author of The Gatherings.
Shirley N. Hager lives in Chesterville, Maine. She is a retired associate professor with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Currently, she serves with the Friends (Quaker) Committee on Maine Public Policy and chairs its Committee on Tribal-State Relations. She is a trained facilitator with the Center for Courage and Renewal. Shirley coordinated the Gatherings that are the subject of this book, and is the book’s lead author.