ELSCD 2017 - Participants


» Age range: 21 - 51
» Countries represented - US (5) and Canada (33)
» 9 Academic, 13 Government, 2 labour, 6 NGO & 8 Private Organizations
» 37% Indigenous leaders
» 66% women, 34% men

» Indigenous communities represented: Blood Tribe No. 148; Cowichan Tribes; Ermineskin Cree Nation; Gitsan, Wet'suwet'en, Tahltan, Tlingit, Carrier; Hesquiaht Nation; Ltahko Dene Nation; Métis Nation of Alberta; Métis Nation of Saskatchewan, Local #7; Mohawks of Akwesasne; Mohawk Nation of Kahnawake; Nome Eskimo Community, (Iñupiaq Eskimo/Inuit); Selkirk First Nation; Squamish Nation.

Participants: Name & Place of employment/study

  • Paula  Amos  Aboriginal Tourism British Columbia
  • Ruby  Barclay  Vancouver Island University
  • Breanna  Bishop  Sea Breeze Lodge
  • Matthew  Bock  Canadian Forest Service, Natural Resources Canada
  • Tasha  Brooks  Vancouver Island University
  • Amy  Christianson  Natural Resources Canada (Canadian Forest Service)
  • Valérie  Colas  Pearson College, United World College
  • Ryan  Crosschild  University of Lethbridge FNMI Student Services
  • Marilynn  Dee  Ontario Nurses' Association
  • Teka  Everstz  WorkBC - Inventa
  • Johnny  Hanuse  The British Columbia Assembly of First Nations
  • Jordyn  Hrenyk  Animikii Inc.
  • Dan  Hughes  Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
  • Genevieve  Huneault  British Columbia Ministry of Environment
  • Hilary  Hunter  Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
  • Eric  Klapatiuk  Friendship House Association of Prince Rupert
  • Michelle  Lancaster  Island Savings
  • Marissa  Lawrence  Open Hands Consulting
  • Erica  Lay  Simon Fraser University
  • Rachel  Logel Carmichael  Save the Children Canada
  • Emmanuelle  Lopez-Bastos  United Food and Commercial Workers Canada

  • Annette  Morgan  Dze L K'ant Friendship Centre
  • Karly  Mortimer  Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
  • Katherine  Murphy  National Energy Board
  • Brian  Peter  Natural Resources Canada
  • Cristina  Pyesmany Daniel  Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
  • Kyrie  Ransom  Cornell University
  • Krystal  Renschler  Reconciliation Canada
  • Savannah  Romero  US House of Representatives
  • David  Silas  Yukon College
  • Dominic  St-Pierre  Natural Resources Canada
  • Robert  Stupka  Brett Sichello Design
  • Chelsea  Sunday  Ohero:kon Rites of Passage/ Haudenosaunee Student Alliance
  • Brianna  Thorne  Vancouver Island University
  • Caitlin  Tozier  Uiversity of ALasaka Fairbanks (Festival of Native Arts)
  • Adonis  Trujillo  The University of Arizona
  • Robert  Woods  The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
  • Conrad  Young  Ermineskin Tribal Enterprises