Member of Curve Lake First Nation

Saga Williams

Saga Williams, LL.B. is the principal and owner of AS Williams Consulting.  She is a band member and resident of Curve Lake First Nation.  Through her maternal relations, she is also a member of the Namekosipiing Anishinabeg located in the Treaty #3 area.  After graduating with an Indigenous Studies (Hons.) degree from Trent University and a law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School, Saga was called to the Ontario Bar in 2000.

With over 20 years experience, Saga has been involved in the successful implementation of a number of high-profile initiatives, including energy, mining, economic and policy development projects and land claims settlements.

Saga was an elected Councillor for her community and served a three-year term, holding three portfolios and chaired a number of community-based committees.  Over her years working with First Nations governments, and holding a leadership position, Saga has gained an expertise in governance structures, policies and processes.  Saga also teaches as an Osgoode Hall Law School Adjunct Professor, introducing first year law students to issues of Indigenous rights and reconciliation, coaches students who are participating in the national Indigenous law moot, was the Chair of a national, non-profit youth services board and currently sits as a Director on a number of publicly traded mining boards.

Recently, Saga has joined the First Nations Major Project Coalition Team and is working towards membership support and outreach, as well as advising on First Nations involvement in the critical mineral and energy sectors.