Sashia is proud to be both Indigenous (Wet’suwet’en) and Chinese, from Moricetown. She has dedicated her academic and professional work on the advancement of Indigenous issues, focusing on reconciliation, nation-building, governance-building and community development, including education. Sashia holds a BA in Political Science and First Nations studies from UBC. She is a Process Advisor with the BC Treaty Commission, an independent body that oversees treaty negotiations amongst First Nations and the Governments of British Columbia and Canada. Sashia has also assisted at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Rights, supporting the UNPFII Expert Members. She also serves on the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology Board of Governors and the Big Brothers Greater Vancouver Charity Board.