Facilitators

Melissa Hotain

Melissa Hotain is from Sioux Valley Dakota Nation; she has a background in environmental studies and land management and spent ten years working in policy analysis for the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs on First Nations environmental and legislation issues. She currently works as a Senior Policy Analyst in Water Issues with the Assembly of First Nations in Ottawa. She is currently on the Roster of Experts on Traditional Ecological Knowledge, Commission for Environmental Cooperation (appointed by Canada).