Denise Meeches
Youth Ambassador Leg 11

Denise Meeches is of the Anishinaabe tribe. She is 24 years old and she is from the Long Plain First Nation community in southern Manitoba. She will be graduating from the University of Manitoba this fall with a bachelor’s degree in native studies and she hopes to pursue a career in cultural revitalization on First Nation communities, as well as working with Aboriginal youth. She enjoys dancing pow-wow year round with her family, learning her Anishinaabe language, sewing traditional regalia and being active in her community.