Dr Angela Mashford-Pringle is an Assistant Professor and Associate Director for the Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health, Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. She is an urban Algonquin woman from Timiskaming First Nation but was raised and lives in Toronto. Her research is at the intersection of Indigenous health and education with a focus on culture and land-based learning. She has worked in Indigenous early childhood development through policy and curriculum development for many years. Dr. Mashford-Pringle is the Director for the Collaborative Specialization in Indigenous Health and the Master of Public Health Indigenous Health field. She is currently the only Canadian and first Indigenous board member for the Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) organization in the U.S. With Suzanne Stewart, she is the co-Editor of the International Journal of Indigenous Health (IJIH) and the founding Editor of the Turtle Island Journal of Indigenous Health (TIJIH). She has held leadership and administrative positions at Peel District School Board, St. Michael's Hospital's Well Living House, and Centennial College as the inaugural Aboriginal Programs Manager. Angela worked for more than 10 years at Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada managing a variety of Aboriginal social programs like Aboriginal Health Start Urban and Northern Communities.