Andrea Menard, LLB, LLM is Métis from the Red River Métis Settlement in Manitoba. She is the President, Director and Owner at Indigenous Connect, a non-profit company that offers culturally relevant Indigenous legal services and truth and reconciliation education to lawyers, courts, academics and other stakeholders throughout Alberta and across the nation. Andrea teaches an upper year law course entitled, “Reconciliation and Lawyers” (LAW 693) at the University of Calgary, Faculty of Law; and is co-founder of the Indigenous Lawyers Forum which is affiliated with the Alberta Canadian Bar Association that is a group of Indigenous lawyers across Alberta who provide networking, mentoring and support to Indigenous students and Indigenous lawyers; as well as education to the Alberta Bar on aspects of the Indigenous perspectives in law. Andrea is Co-Chair of the Indigenous Foundations Subcommittee which is a crucial part of the Provincial and Queen’s Bench Courts Restorative Justice Project and is a member of the provincial Gladue Committee and the FASD Court Committee in the rural court circuit.