Indigenous Young Women: Speaking Our Truths, Building Our Strengths

Samantha Nock

Samantha Nock is a Metis woman currently located on unceded Coast Salish territories (Vancouver, BC). Originally, Samantha is from Dawson Creek, BC. Her family comes from Ile-a-la-Crosse (Sakitawak), Saskatchewan. Samantha recently graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in First Nations Studies from the University of British Columbia.

Currently Samantha has been focusing on writing. She writes a blog for Rabble while maintaining her own personal blog, A Halfbreed's Reasoning. Her writing covers a variety of topics within Indigenous studies, but generally she focuses on Indigenous feminist critiques and looking at the ways we can live with and learn from the land. Samantha centers her writing on her experiences as a displaced, urban, Metis woman.

Samantha is committed to land-based education and supporting Indigenous youth, particularly Indigenous girls, queer, and two-spirit youth.