Kelsi is of mixed Métis and Eastern European ancestry from Treaty 6 territory. Her family is from wâwâskesiwisâkahikan (Lac La Biche) and she grew up outside of amiskwacîwâskahikan (Edmonton). Kelsi is passionate about Indigenous governance revitalization and has recently completed her masters in Political Science from the University of Toronto.
2022 was a year of tremendous change for Indigenous child welfare in law and policy. But there is still so much to do. How can we hold Canada accountable for ongoing challenges? Naiomi Metallic proposes a new path forward.
Kelsi Balaban and Hayden King Interview the Callers of Action, Eva Jewell and Douglas Sinclair. who have produced the two most rigorous approaches to tracking progress on the TRC calls. Learn about their findings and process.
Yellowhead Institute generates critical Indigenous policy perspectives.