My name is Murray Maracle and I am a member of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte, which is where I was also fortunate enough to grow up. I now reside in Orillia with my wife and young son.
My educational background is in law, with B.A. (Law) from Carleton University and a LL.B. from Queen’s University. Since finishing my studies, I have spent my entire career working with, and for, First Nations and bring a diverse set of professional experiences to the role of Senior Administrator, which include: Working as a Senior Policy Advisor with Indigenous Affairs’ headquarters in the areas of social program reform, professional and institutional development, matrimonial real property, intergovernmental relations, and community infrastructure;Serving as a Health Policy Analyst and then Health Director with the Union of Ontario Indians, where I also served as a Senior Advisor to the Grand Council Chief on the issue of matrimonial real property; Overseeing the development of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island’s Consultation Office as their Community Consultation Coordinator; Working with First Nation communities in south-western and north-western Ontario as a Senior Manager in First Nation and Métis Relations with Hydro One; and Most recently working as the Director of Policy and Communications for the most populated First Nation in Canada, Six Nations of the Grand River. I am both excited and very honoured to have been given the opportunity to work for Wahta as its Senior Administrator.
Murray Maracle, Senior Administrator