Amber Bedard


Amber Bedard is a member of Piikani First Nation of the Blackfoot Confederacy in Alberta and Montana. Amber has a diverse background in Indigenous research and consultation, primarily working within program evaluation in the public and private sectors. She is passionate about ensuring research and evaluation is done in a culturally responsive and safe manner, while also advocating for deep learning and creating space for Indigenous knowledge. Amber believes that this work must centre, appreciate, and uplift the strengths of Indigenous communities and histories, and work to create mutually beneficial pathways that honour Indigenous ways of knowing and doing. Amber now resides on the unceded lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Skwxwú7mesh Úxwumixw, and mi ce:p kʷətxʷiləm Nations