Sejal Lal

BA Geography
Junior Researcher: Traditional Knowledge and Use Studies, Indigenous Planning
Email: sejal.lal@firelight.ca
Phone: (604) 563-2245
Location: Vancouver Office


Sejal is a Junior Researcher for the Traditional Knowledge and Use Studies and Indigenous Planning teams. She completed her co-op degree in Geography – Environment and Sustainability at 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 also has experience carrying out community-based stewardship, salmon habitat restoration and youth outreach. In her spare time, Sejal’s usually thinking about music and food.

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