Daniel Secord is from the Mississauga Nation (Nishinaabek), of The Three Fires Confederacy People. Mizizaagiik who originate from the Greater Toronto areas and the many lakes, waterways around these areas in Ontario. He is of the Mukwa dodem (clan), was raised and lives in The Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation with his children. A single parent, Daniel is active in community activities, local businesses and organizations. He is a graduate of The Banff Centre for the Performing Arts, Fanshawe College and McMaster University.
He has spent his entire life participating in First Nations’ Traditional Song, Dance, and Culture and has proudly been involved in The North American Indigenous Games, The Pan Am Games & Para Pan Am Games, multiple Winter Games, and The Winter Olympics in Canada. His other interests are learning and participating in the revitalization of his language, Nishinaabemowin, attending Powwows, Socials, Ceremonies and most importantly being a Dad.
Daniel currently is managing 2 First Nations businesses with his family in New Credit First Nation. These small businesses are Nishinaabek owned and operated, independently on the MNCFN. The later business, is a First Nation Art, Craft, Materials, Regalia Making Store and Gallery.