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Heidi Cook

Master’s in Development Practice (MDP) in Indigenous Development


Heidi Cook

Heidi Cook is from Grand Rapids, Manitoba and is a member of the Misipawistik Cree Nation. Her interests include the protection of lands and waters, understanding and strengthening Treaty relationships, cultural teachings and ceremonies, and living a good life. Cook most recently worked with the Misipawistik Cree Nation Traditional Lands and Waters in areas of land use, planning and management. She holds a BA in Environmental Sustainability and Politics and a Masters Certificate in Project Management from UWinnipeg. Cook received the Duff Roblin Scholarship that allowed her to enroll in the Masters in Development Practice (MDP) in Indigenous Development.

She continues her work with Indigenous communities in Manitoba to achieve development that is just, improves opportunities for health and employment, and ensures lands, waters and rights are protected.