Aly Tkachenko

MA Environmental Politics
Junior Researcher
Office Phone: (250) 590-9017
Location: Victoria Office

Aly is a Junior Researcher at the Firelight Group supporting the Indigenous Health team. She is a settler currently residing on the traditional and unceded lands of the Xwsepsum (Esquimalt), Lək̓ʷəŋən (Songhees) and W̱SÁNEĆ (Saanich) Peoples, otherwise known as Victoria.

Aly holds a Master’s degree in environmental politics from the University of Victoria, where her thesis research investigated the relationship between Indigenous sovereignty, land-based movements, and climate activism in British Columbia. She also holds a BA from McMaster University in political science, and has worked as a researcher on several projects examining environmental and resource policy in Canada. Aly has been a lead researcher on federally-funded projects exploring community-based systems of ecological security and has worked with Firelight on a variety of Indigenous health-related community projects. In her free time, Aly can be found surfing, running, or rock climbing.

The Firelight Group

Research, policy, planning, mapping, negotiation, advisory, and capacity building services for Indigenous and local communities.


VICTORIA (250) 590-9017
EDMONTON (780) 760-1255


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