Sister Circle Consulting is a multi-disciplinary Indigenous consulting firm and a Certified Aboriginal Business with the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business. Leah and Olivia Horzempa are mixed-Indigenous sister collaborators with roots in the Aabitaawizininiwag community (commonly known as the Drummond Island or Georgian Bay Métis Community). We provide wholistic services including decolonial and Indigenous-centered research, writing and policy review, public speaking, training and education, group facilitation, community engagement, illustrated resources, and consultation for decolonization strategies.
Leah is a licensed lawyer who holds a Juris Doctorate from Osgoode Hall Law School (2018) and an Honours Bachelor Degree of Arts and Science from the University of Guelph (2013). During her legal education, Leah dedicated many hours to community legal and restorative justice work. Leah started Sister Circle Consulting in 2019, and has provided strategic advice, education, training, and illustrated resources for a wide diversity of clients in the public and private sectors. In 2020, she led an engagement process with youth from eight distinct Indigenous communities across the country for Kids Help Phone, which was culminated in a final report and an internal strategic report with recommendations for wise community engagement practices. She was recently awarded the Indigenous Arts and Culture Partnership Fund grant to develop an illustrated representation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Final Report, in collaboration with the Ontario Justice Education Network. This graphic will be available in 2021.