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Emily Daniel, Manager Indigenous Student Services, Multi-Campus

emily-daniel-.jfifEmily Daniel (she/her) is Anishinaabe Kwe with lineage from Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory. As Manager, Indigenous Student Services, she provides supervision and support for the Indigenous Student Services team at Wilfrid Laurier University. She oversees all escalated Indigenous student cases and engagement with First Nations and other Indigenous organizations as it relates to Indigenous students' success at Wilfrid Laurier University. Emily received her Honours BA in International Development Studies and a Master of Arts in Leadership Studies. 

Margaret Neveau, Indigenous Student Counsellor, Multi-Campus

Margaret NeveauMargaret (she/her) is Anishinaabekwe from Batchewana First Nation located on the Eastern shores of Lake Superior. She has over 10 years of experience providing cultural, social, physical and emotional support to students. Margaret’s Anishinaabe name is Neegaabeeshbesingkwe, which translates to mean ‘water that falls woman.’

Zeeta Lazore Cayuga, Learning Consultant Indigenous Academic Transition and Success, Multi-Campus

zeeta1.jpgShé:kon sewakwé:kon! Zeeta yónkyats, Ononta’kehá:ka nì’i. Ohswé:ken nitewaké:no. Zeeta (akaónha/she/her) is Onondaga from Six Nations. As a Learning Consultant, Zeeta can meet 1:1 with students on the Waterloo and Brantford campuses to develop their learning skills and facilitate academic success programming for undergraduate and graduate students.

Stephanie Absalom, Indigenous Student Support Coordinator, Waterloo Campus


Stephanie (she/ her) is Mohawk First Nations of the Haudenosaunee on her father’s side. She was raised in the Kitchener-Waterloo Region and is a Laurier alumna that graduated in 2021 with an Honours Bachelor of Science in Biology. In her current role, Stephanie works with students and the university to support students’ needs and helps organize programming for the Indigenous Student Centre.

Jesse Gagnon, Indigenous Student Support Coordinator, Brantford Campus


Jesse (they/them) is Afro-Indigenous. They are Anishinaabeg with lineage from Odanak First Nation on their mother’s side and Trinidadian lineage on their father’s side. A Laurier alum, Jesse graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Social Work. As a student, Jesse worked closely with Margaret Neveau at the Indigenous Student Centre as an assistant. In their current role, Jesse provides support and programming for online and in-person students at Laurier’s Brantford campus.

Sieara Miller, Indigenous Student Recruitment and Access Coordinator, Multi-Campus


Sieara (she/her) is mixed Oji-Cree/settler from Lac Seul First Nation. She was raised in Kitchener and graduated from Laurier's Brantford campus with an Honours Bachelor of Social Work. In her current role, Sieara supports Indigenous applicants and incoming students throughout the application process and their transition to Laurier. She is here to answer any questions applicants may have about their admission status, funding opportunities, campus tours, Indigenous student supports, and to connect them to our Laurier community