MLIS, University of British Columbia, 2018
Bachelor of Arts, University of British Columbia, 2006
Kristin is a proud member of the Hwlitsum First Nation and served on council for 6 years. She is a 2018 Masters of Library and Information Studies graduate, concentration in First Nation curriculum. She has previously worked at what was formerly known as UBC Aboriginal Health and has worked on a project where she researched and analyzed how to use Blockchain to have Indigenous peoples and community’s autonomy over their own records. Kristin’s special interest is in Indigenous Data Sovereignty and Residential School records.
In her current role as the Interim Executive Director at the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre, Kristin brings her lifetime journey of advocating for Indigenous rights and Indigenous focused engagement. She further brings experience in policy development, community relationship building, and strategic planning.