2017 EPC Nominee: Carrington Christmas

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Everyday Political Citizen Tuesday, October 24, 2017 View Count = 1122

2017 EPC Nominee: Carrington Christmas

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Carrington Christmas of Ottawa, ON, was nominated by Melissa Lambert-Tenasco

Carrington Christmas is a young Mi’kmaq woman who is the Youth Advocate for the Native Women’s Association of Canada, and completing a Bachelors of Arts focused in Indigenous Studies from Laurentian University. She’s always been a passionate advocate for Indigenous rights, which reflects in her past and current work.

She is currently working at NWAC on the RISE project (Restoring Indigenous Spirituality in the Environment) where she empowers young Indigenous women and Two-Spirit people to connect with the environment to preserve their culture and sustain the planet for future generations.

Carrington is also involved in councils and volunteering to ensure that the Youth have all the best opportunities. She is the Youth and Reconciliation Initiative Leader at Canadian Roots Exchange, is a council member at the Premier's Council on Youth Opportunities with the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services, and a volunteer Kanawayhitowin Youth Facilitator for the Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres.

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Samara's Everyday Political Citizen celebrates positive political role models and builds a culture of positive politics in Canada. Conducted coast-to-coast-to-coast, the contest aims to recognize the rich diversity of politics and democracy in Canada, crowdsourcing hundreds of nominations from Canadians like you. Read more about Everyday Political Citizen, see more nominations, or submit your own nomination.

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