Executive committee

Dr. Jacquie Green

Jacquie is from the Haisla Nation. Her teaching philosophy includes a commitment to decolonization and cultural renewal. Her research interests involve strategizing programs and policies that incorporate a strong Indigenous focus and analysis. Her current research is on reclaiming Haisla ways through Oolichan Fishing.

Dr. Sandrina de Finney

Research Advisor  Professor, School of Child and Youth Care, University of Victoria Sandrina’s practice and research emphasize Indigenous, community-based, participatory methods, with a focus on youth engagement/youth participation, working with girls, community development in the area of foster care and adoptions, and the use of arts-based methods. Email:  Abstracts De Finney, S. (2007). NONG SILA: Working…

Dr. Shelly Johnson

MSW, RSW, EdD, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work & Human Service, University of British Columbia

Shelly is Saulteaux and Norwegian. Her family is from Keeseekoose First Nation in Saskatchewan. She has taught anti-oppressive and First Nations child welfare courses at UVIC and is currently teaching First Nations and Child Well-being courses.