Jonathon Thompson

Jonathan is a member of the Mohawk Community of Akwesasne, now making his home in Ottawa. Jonathan is a father of two teenagers, Michelle and Jason. After leaving Carleton University, Jonathan worked with the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada. While working on such issues as Membership, Comprehensive Claims Implementation, as well as Self Government Negotiations, Jonathan gained invaluable insights on the inner workings of the Federal Government. In the late 90’s, Jonathan took this experience and began working for the Social Development Sector of the Assembly of First Nations. Through the following years Jonathan would hold various positions with the Assembly, including Social Development, Education and Languages and is now Director of Health and Social Development.