Racelle Kooy is a member of Samahquam First Nation with strong family ties to Stswecem’c Xgat’tem. She’s passionate about expanding opportunities for Indigenous People. Racelle has dedicated her energies to respectfully representing First Nations people and cultures to the world in English, French and Spanish, from the Cannes International Film Festival to the inaugural live broadcast launch of Aboriginal People’s Television Network. She enjoys community engagement work as well as collaborating with national organizations such as the Assembly of First Nations and the Indspire Foundation. She stays grounded through her ancestral First Nation spiritual practices and as pow wow dancer.