“I accepted an internship in South Korea as a translator but it turned out that I was a kindergarten teacher when I arrived for my first day.”Mair is Rumie’s Indigenous Education Lead. She graduated from Nipissing University with an Honours B.A. in Criminal Justice. Mair has worked with Indigenous youth for roughly a decade in the justice system and with the Biidaaban Community Service-Learning and Wiidooktaadwin Aboriginal Mentorship programs at Nipissing University.
Mair’s family spreads throughout Canada from Kebaowek First Nation, Quebec to her hometown of North Bay, Ontario into Victoria and Cowichan Valley, British Columbia.
Mair believes that Rumie technology will support healthy ways of living for communities, and that this will lead to positive pathways for learning.