Cheyenne Stonechild (Cree | Nêhiyaw and Irish) is a proud member of the Muscowpetung First Nation in Saskatchewan, Canada. She grew up in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside and spent a lot of time in the child welfare system. These experiences with the child welfare system have made a lasting impression, which sparked a deep-rooted passion to help create change in the community. Nowadays, she is involved with several groups, such as the FREDA Centre for Research on Violence Against Women and Children, where she lends her voice to underrepresented issues. Cheyenne has hosted workshops on genealogy and presented at conferences on select topics, including at the Continuing Legal Education Society of BC, The Canadian Bar Association, The Trial Lawyers Association of BC, and the World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education in Australia. She has managed the “4 the Generation Project” and was a member of the International Institute for Child Rights and Development from 2018 to 2020. Cheyenne has contributed to her community in various ways and is committed to continuing to do so.
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