Simon Brascoupé, Anishinabeg/Haudenosaunee – Bear Clan is a member of Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg, Maniwaki, Quebec. Simon Brascoupé is an Adjunct Research Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Carleton University and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Indigenous Studies at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario. He has a B.A. and M.A. from State University of New York at Buffalo. He has been designated Certified First Nations Health Manager (CFNHM) from the First Nations Health Manager Association and a Certified Aboriginal Professional Administrator (CAPA) from the AFOA Canada. He was formerly Vice President, Education and Memberships at AFOA Canada were he oversaw the professional education certification programs, membership, community capacity workshops and financial literacy. He was engaged in the development and delivery of training for the Certified Aboriginal Professional Administrator and the Certified Indigenous Leadership programs. He has taught at Carleton University, Trent University, Queen’s University and McGill University. He is involved research on land-based healing, cultural safety, traditional medicine and traditional knowledge. He published an article Cultural Safety – Exploring the Applicability of the Concept of Cultural Safety to Aboriginal Health and Community Wellness in the Journal of Aboriginal Health, which is the most downloaded JAH article. Previously Simon Brascoupé was Chief Executive Officer, National Aboriginal Health Organization; Director, Primary Health Care Division, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Health Canada; and Director, Aboriginal Affairs Branch, Environment Canada. He has written and worked in the field of traditional knowledge and intellectual Property Rights and is on Trent University’s Ph.D. Indigenous Knowledge Council.