Phone: (778) 231-9573
Location: Xwmélch’tstn (Squamish Capilano 5 Reserve) Office
Sejal is a Researcher for the Traditional Knowledge and Use Studies and Indigenous Planning teams. She assists with community-based field research, analysis and writing.
Sejal holds a co-op degree in Geography – Environment and Sustainability from the University of British Columbia. Her studies focused on natural resource management, Indigenous sovereignty, and the intersections of environment, race, gender, caste, and class struggles. She spent time learning about the Canadian context of these issues while working in Inuvialuit territories, and attending field school in Haida Gwaii. Sejal has also worked on community-based hands-on stewardship programs, salmon habitat restoration, youth outreach, and facilitating community dialogues around anti-oppression.
In her spare time, Sejal’s usually thinking about music and food.