Bawajigewin Mukwa (Sam Kloetstra) is Anishinaabe from Mattagami First Nation in what is currently known as Northern Ontario. Sam is an advocate for amplifying Indigenous youth voices, Anishinaabe nation-building, and cultural revitalization. He is a vocal advisor on the Toronto Indigenous Health Advisory Circle, the Toronto Drug Strategy Panel, and a member of the Global Indigenous Youth Caucus. He continues to influence positive change in health and education policy. Currently Sam is the Operations and Communications Manager for Makwa Creative, an Indigenous owned and operated production company focused on sharing Indigenous stories and contemporary realities.