Waneek works and travels extensively throughout the Aboriginal world. Through her work as a sports commentator for CBC and APTN, Waneek has become a community advocate for sport, fitness and wellness. She also has traveled extensively throughout North America as a motivational speaker.
As one of Canada’s few Aboriginal Olympians, Waneek has used her passion and experiences in sport to influence Aboriginal and non-aboriginal leadership towards making Sport and Wellness a community building priority. As an Olympian and advocate, Waneek has learned to straddle the two roles of indigenous advocacy in the non-indigenous world as well as taking on human rights issues own community. She will share lessons an insights learned on this journey.