Established in early 2016 by siblings Jacquelyn and Hunter Cardinal, Indigenous owned and operated Naheyawin aims to reinvigorate the spirit of peace, friendship, and understanding that is the foundation of the Numbered Treaties, and to foster that relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples to move toward a good future by working together.

With core competencies including Indigenous consulting and Indigenous knowledge, Naheyawin offers all kinds of organizations, from for-profit to government agencies, services involving community engagement, strategic planning, communications, workshops, and equity audits.


Jacquelyn Cardinal

Founder, Managing Director

Jacquelyn is an Indigenous technologist and award-winning entrepreneur based in Edmonton, Alberta. She is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Naheyawin and Co-President and Director of Social Awareness Group.


Hunter Cardinal

Founder, Director of Story

Hunter is an award-winning actor and Indigenous myth-architect based in Edmonton, Alberta. He is Co-Founder and Director of Story at Naheyawin and Principal at Sakih Ventures Ltd.

Lewis Cardinal

Senior Strategist

Douglas Cardinal


Alex Janvier