Speaker Detail:
Elliott Young

2023 Workshop Provider

Elliott Young

Director of Engagement

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Elliott is a member of Ermineskin Cree Nation, which is one of the four First Nations that make up Maskwacis. His father is from Ermineskin and he has family from Louis Bull Tribe and Samson Cree Nation. His mother is from Tsuut’ina Nation, which is located just west of Calgary. Tsuut’ina is a Dene nation and Elliott is related to the Starlight family. 
Elliott has 13 years of experience in Indigenous relations, community engagement, and policy development within government, non-profit and education. He is passionate about ensuring marginalized voices are heard by policymakers and leaders. He has been successful in facilitating conversations between community members, frontline services providers, First Nation leaders, and government officials. 

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