Jade Harper is nominated in the Community, Social Activism and Volunteerism category. (Submitted)
Jade Harper is the founder and owner of SpiritFusion, a mobile yoga and wellness studio that integrates Indigenous teachings and Eastern practices encouraging holistic wellness.
At 29, Jade was voted onto Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre’s board of directors by her peers and, just one year later, appointed as the chairperson, a position Jade continues to hold.
In addition to the above, she previously sat on Beyond Borders board of directors for six years, is active in suicide prevention in northern Manitoba, is a co-founder of The Village Walk and is a curator of “Half-breeds in their Natural Environment: Taking back the Carte de Visit.”
She studies at the University of Manitoba, pursuing a native studies major and minor in nutrition. She is a Winnipeg Police Service Indigenous Advisory Council member and she works with children and youth who have been sexually exploited. As well, she is a strong philanthropist throughout Manitoba.
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