Taylor is a Dene cis woman from Fort Nelson First Nation in BC Treaty 8 Territory. She is westernly trained in Physical Literacy and approaches her work using a holistic wellness model like her people have always done. Having been guided by her grandparents, mother and mentors, Taylor is a language learner in the Dene K’e dialect, and a beginner in all traditional activities such as beading, harvesting animals and moosehide tanning. Utilizing her education and traditional teachings combined with her passion for working with Indigenous youth and communities, Taylor currently works in the fields of Clean Energy and Recreation. Dedicated to lifting youth voices up and addressing the need for events that create connection to culture and community, Taylor is currently the Female Youth Representative for the BC Assembly of First Nations. Her special interests are in life promotion, land-based wellness and Indigenous governance.
On board since: November 2022
- West Coast Environmental Law Research Foundation