Camilia Zoe-Chocolate

Camilia Zoe-Chocolate is a Tłı̨chǫ citizen, fluent in the Tłı̨chǫ language, born and raised in the community of Behchoko, Northwest Territories. She spent half of her childhood living on the land with her traditional parents who trapped and hunted for a living. Currently in her final year of a Bachelor of Education degree, Camilia is a member of the Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board. She has a background in Indigenous knowledge, wildlife research and environmental impact assessment. Her favourite activities include spending time with her children and family, drum dancing, attending community feasts, photography, and participating in land-based activities.

Zoe-Chocolate is a co-presenter (with Dr. Lois Edge)  of Deh Gah Gotine (“I Am…”): A Celebration of Northern Indigenous Heritage, part of the symposium Reconciliation and Resurgence: Heritage Practice in Post-TRC Edmonton on March 3 and 4.

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