Meet Jordan Peterson: A disruptor, systems thinker, and entrepreneur from Aklavik, Northwest Territories.
Jordan is the CEO of Affinity North: an Indigenous-owned consultancy dedicated to empowering communities and fostering sustainable growth. With a deep understanding of Indigenous culture and values, Affinity North specializes in negotiations, policy, governance, and strategic planning. By prioritizing cultural preservation, environmental stewardship, and economic prosperity, the consultancy develops tailor-made solutions that create lasting positive impacts.
As a passionate advocate for Indigenous communities, Jordan has a strong background in leadership and negotiation. He has held significant roles, such as the elected Deputy Grand Chief/Vice President and Chief Negotiator of the Gwich'in Tribal Council, the Strategic Lead for Nation Building at Vuntut Gwitchin Government, and board member of various Indigenous organizations. In these roles, he has focused on advancing self-determination and fostering a new relationship with Canada.
In this episode you will also meet beloved Elder Sarah Jerome from Fort McPherson, NWT. Sarah has spent her career leading the way in language and cultural preservation, and she is one of Jordan's greatest mentors.