Who Do You Think We Are?

“We are not migratory. Our urban population is a permanent community and it's growing fast”

Ginger Gosnell-Myers
Ginger Gosnell-Myers, who is of Nisga’a and Kwakwaka’wakw heritage, worked from 2008 to 2011 as both project manager and public-engagement director on the Environics Institute’s Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study, the largest research project on Aboriginal people living in Canadian cites. She later worked as the western assistant to former minister of Indian and northern affairs development Andy Scott, and in 2012, she contributed to the CBC documentary series 8th Fire. Ginger is a 2004 Action Canada fellow, former co-chair to the Assembly of First Nations’ National Youth Council, and former president of the Urban Native Youth Association; she sits on the board of the Inspirit Foundation; and she is the Aboriginal planner for Vancouver, which she is working to make an official City of Reconciliation.