Latiya Northwest

Latiya Northwest (Photo courtesy of Latiya Northwest)

Latiya Northwest is a nehiyaw iskwew (Cree woman) from Samson Cree Nation, Alberta. She has completed both a bachelor of science in environmental and conservation sciences and a bachelor of arts in native studies at the University of Alberta in 2022. Latiya is passionate about Indigenous language revitalization, community-based water conservation and weaving together both western knowledge and traditional ecological knowledge within environmental management and preservation. Her hope is to help build the capacity to develop environmental policies within her nation in the future!