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Jessica Bolduc is an Anishinabe kwe from the Batchewana First Nation in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. She is the national youth representative for the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples, which advocates for urban off-reserve Indigenous people, and she is the project coordinator for the 4Rs Youth Movement, a coalition of fourteen organizations working with youth to create opportunities for and dialogue between Indigenous and non-Indigenous young people in Canada. She holds a bachelor’s in economics and has been working in community economic development in northern Ontario for the last five years.