Aaniin/Boozhoo indinawe-maaganidoog! Waasaygiizhik-kwe ndi-goo. Arizona n’dizhnikaaz. Ketegaunseebee miinwaa Nbisiing ndoonjibaa. Name ndoodem. Ojibway-Anishnaabe-kwe ndaaw.
Arizona Commanda-Boissoneau is an Ojibway-Anishinaabe-kwe from Garden River First Nation and Nipissing First Nation who belongs to the sturgeon clan. Arizona holds a B.A. in Indigenous Studies from Trent University and is a graduate of the Indigenous Community and Social Development program from Georgian College. She has experience in the field of mental health and enjoys working with community. As a Grant Coordinator, Arizona is excited to work with and empower Indigenous youth along their journeys. In her spare time, Arizona enjoys reading, watching movies, cuddling with Giizis (her cat), and creating art through sewing, beading, and jingle-dress dancing. Miigwetch!