Nahwegahbow is a member of the Whitefish River First Nation.
Angela is honored to participate with the NPSDC Board.
While growing up she lived in a Native Housing unit in
Espanola. As a tenant Angela gained an appreciation for the
work that the NPSDC does by providing safe and affordable
housing to First Nations people.
While attending Laurentian University Angela was a
volunteer Board Director of Native People of Sudbury
Development Corporation from 2000 to 2005, serving in the
positions of both Vice-President and Treasurer over that
period of time. During that time
she was also employed with the N'Swakamok Native friendship
center in the CAP-C and U.M.A.Y.C programs. Angela has also
worked with the Elizabeth Fry Society.
After attending Nippissing University to obtain her
Bachelors of Education, Angela accepted employment at
Peetabeck Academy on Fort Albany, a fly in community on the
James Bay coast. There she worked and lived for 5 years
teaching grade 2 and enjoying life in the Far North.
Angela returned to the Greater City of Sudbury in the
latter part of 2010.