Chief Ava Hill
Six Nations of the Grand River
Ava Hill, Mohawk, Wolf Clan, is the elected Chief of the Six Nations of the Grand River. Chief Hill was Six Nations representative as one of the Host First Nations for the 2015 Pan Am Games, as well as the North American Indigenous Games in July 2017. Active on international files attending the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, she has extensive experience working with many First Nations and Aboriginal organizations locally, regionally and nationally.
She served as the Executive Director of the Chiefs of Ontario Office, the Executive Assistant to a former National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations and the Executive Assistant to the Co-Chair of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples. Chief Hill currently represents the Chiefs of Ontario on the Ontario Provincial Government’s Cabinet Committee on Poverty Reduction and Social Inclusion.