Athlete Profile: Kim Wheatley

Kim Wheatley is an Anishinaabe Ojibway, Grandmother from Shawanaga First Nation Reserve who carries the Spirit name Head or Leader of the Fireflower and is Turtle clan. She has appeared on TV, radio and in many news articles connected to her passion of Indigenous Knowledge sharing. Kim has worked with over 34 First Nation communities having organized many Indigenous events, authored 4 books, received city awards & volunteers on a variety of boards as an Indigenous Advisor. Currently working as a Cultural Consultant Kim continues to impart traditional wisdom utilizing her gifts of song and storytelling. “The Masters Games are an acknowledgement that we can meaningfully contribute to our own culturally relevant health and wellness while having fun!”