Community: Kahnawake, Quebec
Bio: Brooke Rice is a citizen of the Kanien’kehá:ka Nation, Snipe Clan, from the community of Kahnawake. She is currently enrolled in a double major of First Peoples Studies and Community Development at Concordia University. She actively volunteers and she is the Co-Vice President of the First Peoples Studies Members Association. Her previous studies in Ratiwennahní:rats, a Kanien’kehá:ka language immersion program, has fostered her awareness in language and cultural preservation. Her interest include traditional food sovereignty, sustainable food systems and Indigenous knowledge. Her dream is to maintain these knowledge systems by incorporating teachings from her Elders.