2018-2019 Glassco Fellow Kristen Tanche discusses her research on addiction programming and related services offered by the Government of the Northwest Territories in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories (NWT).
Kristen Tanche is Łıı́d́lıı̨ ̨Kųę́ ́First Nation, Dehcho Dene. She is also of Icelandic and settler Canadian ancestry. She is passionate about the people in her community and the people of the North’s well-being. Through Dechinta University, Kristen attended three semesters of post-secondary land-based education. She then attended Aurora College and graduated with a Social Work Diploma program in Yellowknife. Kristen currently works for Dehcho First Nations in Health and Wellness.