Indigenous Environmental Network
is a single 30 year old mother of two - a 5year old boy named Grey-Sky and a 3 year old girl named Gena and she
is from the Beaver Lake Cree Nation which is located in N.E.
Alberta, Canada. In 2008 her
nation filed a statement of claim to the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench where at that time her
nation claimed 17,000 Treaty violations thus a rejection of her
nations Constitutionally protected rights as First Nations people of Canada; her
nation has recently set historical precedence and been granted a trial by the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench, a first in the Alberta judicial system in regards to industry and First Nations claims.
involvement at the grassroots level she
has traveled to England to deliver her
message in relation to the European Fuel Quality Directive and the Canadian tar sands importation into Europe, she
was a keynote speaker at the People and Planet Shared Planet conference, and rallied for support around England in the campaign against the tar sands destruction.
has a 2 year Aboriginal Social Work diploma from Maskwacis Cultural College, a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences from Athabasca University, and is currently a candidate for a Bachelor of Education (June 2012) from the University of Alberta.
is actively involved in all that encompasses Indigenous rights and issues - socially, economically, and environmentally.
is currently doing work on a voluntary basis with the Indigenous Environment Network and actively speaks out to media and plays host to the many people who travel to her
community seeking information regarding her