Mike Oka

Blood (Kainai) Tribe – Alberta First Nations

Husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, Mike Oka Jr. is a Blackfoot Elder and serves as the Consultation Coordinator for the Blood Tribe (Kainai First Nation) where he lives in Treaty 7 territory, southern Alberta. Mike is regularly called upon to represent the Blackfoot Confederacy in its dealings with federal (United States & Canada) and provincial governments. Ceremony, culture and spirituality are an integral part of Mike's life and his interests include rodeo, football, basketball and track & field.