Portrait of Nadia George

BIOGRAPHY

*Recipient of the Premier's Award of Excellence, Georgian College Board of Governors Distinguished Alumni Award, and "Achievement in Acting" Award at the Los Angeles Indigenous Skins Film Festival for her portrayal of Jolene in the compelling short film "Her Water Drum". 
(2021, 2020, 2018)

Kaqtikew E'pit ( Thunder Woman) better known by her christian name, Nadia George, is of Mi'kmaw First Nation and Canadian descent. Nadia is an award winning public speaker and actorenvironmentalist, and media personality, based in Toronto; with over a decade of professional experience in social services specializing in Trauma Informed care.

Nadia’s has gained recognition for her advocacy work on topics of mental health and environmental inequity, and continues to use her voice and platform to empower individuals, promoting for Indigenous representation in brand marketing and the media, and advocate for equity of rights for Indigenous people in Canada.

Nadia is very passionate about her work, believing education and awareness is where change will start.