Carleen Thomas, from the Tsleil-Waututh Nation, will lecture on The Tsleil-Waututh’s connections and obligations to these lands & waters, with attention to the relationships they've built. The lecture is highlighted with stories, family photos, and photos from the TWN archives.
Carleen served 8 terms (16 years) as an elected Council Member for her Nation. She is currently Special Projects Manager, Treaty Lands and Resources with Tsleil-Waututh Nation, and has served on boards including the Aboriginal Advisory Boards of SFU; Capilano University; Burnaby School District; North Vancouver School District; and the Nautsamaut Tribal Council. Currently, she is a Director-at-Large with the Wild Bird Trust of BC, sits on Indigenous Advisory Boards of Burnaby School District and Capilano University, and was recently appointed to the Board of Governors at Capilano University.