South East Region

Mekwan Tulpin,
South East Regional Coordinator

Mekwan-TulpinHaving participated in three North American Indigenous Games as an athlete, coach and sport manager, Mekwan sought additional leadership opportunities and certifications outside of multiple workplace settings within Aboriginal organizations. Mekwan is a proud Ontarian of Mushkegowuk Cree and Belgian descent as a member of Fort Albany First Nation. She hails mainly from Simcoe in Norfolk County, but currently resides on Six Nations territory.




Serving: AkwesasneAldervilleCurve Lake, Georgina IslandHiawathaPikwakanagan, RamaScugogTyendinaga (MBQ),

Primary Urban Centres: Pembroke, Ottawa, Cornwall, Kingston, Brockville, Oshawa, Peterborough, Toronto, Orillia

Friendship Centres: Council Fire Native Cultural Centre, Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre, Odawa Native Friendship Centre, Ottawa Inuit Children’s Centre, Nogojiwanon Friendship Centre