University Student, Indigenous Health Researcher
Athabasca University & Women Warriors
Shelley is Metis and a board member of the North Slave Metis Alliance, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. She is the co-founder of an Indigenous focused holistic health program, Women Warriors, alongside Dr. Sonja Wicklum, MD, Department of Family Medicine, University of Calgary, for the past four years. Shelley is also the principal investigator of an Indigenous women’s health research project, Digital Storytelling as an Indigenous Women’s Health Advocacy Tool: Empowering Indigenous Women to Frame Their Health Stories. She is currently enrolled full-time at Athabasca University in her fourth year of a four-year B.A degree – Concentration: Sociology, Minor: Women & Gender Studies, and is expected to graduate in May 2021.