Mark Marsolais-Nahwegahbow

Mark Marsolais-Nahwegahbow

Mark Marsolais-Nahwegahbow

Algonquin College

Correctional Worker, 1993

Founder, Birch Bark Coffee Company

Mark Marsolais-Nahwegahbow is the founder of Ottawa-based Birch Bark Coffee Company, a firm that sets aside a portion of its sales proceeds toward the purchase of certified water purifiers for Indigenous families in Canada. He has also spent years striving to raise the effectiveness of Aboriginal justice programs as a native justice coordinator, a residential school crisis intervention counsellor and as founder of INdiGenius & associates, a justice consulting firm that to date has written over 200 Gladue reports, which tell the life stories of Indigenous People for bail or sentencing hearings.