Heather Ketchemonia (Niswa Anong Ikwa) is from the Anishinabe Nation and was born in Keeseekoose (Saskatchewan) on January 15, 1981. She is a proud mother of two daughters. She holds a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Saskatchewan and has been teaching in Morley for five years. 2019 marked her first collaboration with Wapikoni. Heather is a residential school survivor, she taught herself how to powwow dance at the age of 36. She now wants to share her passion for dance with her students and daughters.