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Kishkayhta is a communications, media and public relations services firm owned and operated by Shannon Sutherland, a proud member of the Métis Nation of Alberta.


Shannon worked in the national media as a journalist for more than 20 years as a writer, editor, and columnist, while also consulting for dozens of businesses and not-for-profits across the country.


Kishkayhta specializes in serving clients from the arts, business, travel, technology, health, education, and non-profit sectors.


The firm provides communications consulting, strategies and plans, content creation, media relations and other creative services.


Kishkayhta is committed to upholding the values of equity and inclusivity and advocates for Indigenous women in business.

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Our Creative

Shannon is a career journalist, marketer, editor and film and video director with more than 25 years experience. 

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Our Mission

Our mission is to support businesses and organizations in their journeys by providing ethical, inspired, and meaningful communications services that uphold your values and ours.

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Our Values

We believe in:

  • Generational impact

  • Peace in the Purpose

  • Responsible risks

  • Ethical decisions

  • Joy and gratitude always

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