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  • Lana Eagle
  • Senior Strategist

Lana Eagle is an Indigenous relations strategist and a Social Innovator advising companies on how to better engage and work with Indigenous communities and to find a pathway forward through a Reconciliation framework. She also works with clients to develop Indigenous Engagement Protocols. Her background is in banking, economic development, wealth management and mineral exploration. Lana was a “pioneer” for Aboriginal women in being one of the first to Chair a junior mineral exploration company. She is also an avid volunteer. Lana joined AME’s Aboriginal Relations Committee in 2012 where she served as Chair for 6 years. In 2017 she was elected to the Board of AME, being the first Indigneous woman to serve as a Director in its over 100 year history. She is a Program Advisory Committee Member for Mining and Mineral Exploration at the BC Insititue of Technology, and co-chair of the Canadian Institute of Mining (CIM) Diversity and Inclusion Program Advisory Committee. As well she sits on the Council and Executive of CIM. Lana is a Co-chair of the Central City Foundation, a non-profit that focuses it’s work in Vancouver’s inner city. Lana serves on the Advisory Boards of SEF Canada, Bridge Consulting and the BC Centre for Training Excellence in Mining (CTEM). Recently she has been nominated to the Advisory Board of DPI Mining. And she has been appointed to the Indigenous Business and Investment Council for the Province of BC. Lana is a sought out speaker and lecturer on the topic of “Indigenous Engagement and Reconcilation in Canada”, as well as on the topic of “Diversity and Inclusion.” Lana is a member of the Whitecap Dakota First Nation in Saskatchewan.