Sherry McLennan

Cultural Advisor

Born and raised in Prince Albert, Sherry is a proud Métis woman currently serving her second term as regional director of Western Region 2 (WR2) with the Métis Nation of Saskatchewan (MNS). Sherry has always been proud of her city and her Métis culture. She comes from a strong bloodline of Métis direct decedents from Batoche, Sask.

Sherry has a passion for helping others and giving back to her community. She holds several board chairs, including the Prince Albert Aboriginal Headstart Program (currently as chair), Mobile Crisis and the Prince Albert Exhibition Association. She is a knowledge keeper for the City of Prince Albert, the North Central Indigenous Council and Health Quality Council. She is currently on the Prince Albert Police Service Women’s Commission.

Sherry completed her education degree through the Saskatchewan Teacher Education Program at the Gabriel Dumont Institute (GDI). She later became the secretary, and then vice-president, of a Prince Albert Métis local. She also worked at GDI, earning respect and trust form her Métis clients. During her first term with MNS, she served as minister of culture and heritage.

An advocate for all people, Sherry has had over 150 children in care live in her home. She has two boys, Brendan and Kreedan McLennan, and two girls, Rihanna McLennan and Zianna Tait.