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Kelsi-Leigh Balaban

Kelsi is of Métis and Eastern European ancestry from Treaty 6 territory with roots in Red River. 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. She is the Community Engagement Specialist at Yellowhead Institute.