Cara Wehkamp

A photo of Cara Wehkamp
Assistant Vice-President (Indigenous Initiatives)
202E Federal Building

Dr. Cara Wehkamp (she/they) is Algonquin Anishinàbe with family, community, kinship ties in the upper Ottawa Valley, lands of the Matawasìbi anìcenàbi (Mouth of the River People). She grew up on Robinson Huron Treaty lands and has lived and worked within the Dish with One Spoon territory for close to 30 years. Cara is a higher education and student affairs professional with interests in land based relationships and food sovereignty; Indigenous identity and well-being; and reconciliation and decolonization in education. Cara has served in various roles at the University of Guelph including the Aboriginal Student Advisor, Manager of the Office of Intercultural Affairs, Manager of the Indigenous Student Centre and Special Advisor to the Provost/President until her current role as the Assistant Vice-President (Indigenous Initiatives).