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Emilee Gilpin

Emilee is interning with the Tyee, as a part of Journalist for Human Right's Emerging Indigenous Intern program. She is of Saulteaux-Cree Métis, Filipina, Scottish, Irish and British ancestry and is currently trying to uphold her responsibility as a visitor on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.

Emilee recently completed a graduate diploma in Journalism at Concordia University in Montreal. She is specifically interested in disrupting the ways stories about First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples are told in the media and is working on a series that showcases urbanized Indigenous women at the front-lines of their own unique battles.

Twitter: @emileeguevara

Stories by Emilee Gilpin


At ‘BigHeart Bannock,’ Resilience and Resistance in Food Made Well

With her new café, Lauraleigh Paul Yuxweluptun’aat empowers her community for generations to come.

By Emilee Gilpin, 11 Jul 2017


‘True Expression of All of Us’ in Dance of Reconciliation

ACHoRd brought together Indigenous, non-Indigenous women in three-month process of discovery, understanding and shared experience.

By Emilee Gilpin, 6 Jul 2017