Jeffrey Copenace
Journey Participant

Jeffrey Copenace, 38 years old, Anishinaabe from the Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation, is a former advisor to Canadian Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Paul Martin and a former Deputy Chief of Staff to Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn Atleo. Jeffrey is a recovering alcoholic and has recently began speaking publicly about overcoming addiction and the trauma his family experienced as the result of Canada’s residential schools.