Nii Kishebakabaykwe, nii Makwa dodem nii bami'aagan Bizhiw Daajiibaa, Indian Act affiliated with Bingwi Neyaashi Anishinaabek. Dr. Patricia D. McGuire is a treaty under 1850 Robinson Superior treaty Wiisaakadaakwe. Familial relationships exist with her father’s community, Kiashke Zaaging Anishinaabek. Dr. McGuire is an Indigenous helper, practicing living a good life, Meno Bimadizenwin. Research projects involve the restoration and resurgence of Indigenous knowledge(s), Indigenous resilience, and community interventions. A consistent theme is creation of respectful frameworks for the inclusion of Indigenous knowledge(s) in broader academic, social and political contexts. Dr. McGuire is an assistant professor at Carleton University. She writes about her experiences living on the land in her treaty area as resilience based on Indigenous ways of knowing. She maintains culturally specific land-based practices can promote wellness as well as provide meaningful interventions. Her family was well known for harvesting by hunting, fishing, trapping and gathering edible food such as blueberries and other bush foods in the Lake Nipigon, Lake Superior area.