Robert-Falcon Ouellette is from Red Pheasant Cree Nation in Saskatchewan. He is a dedicated community organizer, educator and anthropologist doing research in the areas of Indigenous education, military ethics and political science. He is also a 27-year veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces, where he served as a company commander in the 5th Field Ambulance. He recently helped create the new Yellowquill University College, the only Indigenous post-secondary institution in Manitoba. He has a PhD and two Master’s degrees from Laval University in Quebec City, and was only the second Indigenous person to graduate from Laval with a PhD in 350 years. He is a former Member of Parliament. During his mandate, he obtained unanimous consent to change the Standing Orders of the House of Commons for the full inclusion and interpretation of Indigenous languages. Professor Ouellette was the Chair of the Indigenous Caucus and helped lead change in Child and Family Services and languages legislation, as well as other initiatives focused on advancing reconciliation. He speaks four languages and enjoys running, politics, canoeing with his family, and playing musical instruments.