Kelsey Wrightson

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Northwest Territories

Kelsey Wrightson is the Executive Director of the Dechinta Centre for Research and Learning. Dr. Wrightson grew up in Edmonton, Alberta, and completed her Ph.D. at the University of British Columbia in 2015 with a focus on Dene governance and cultural practices. In 2016 she held a post-doctoral research and teaching position at Queen's University in the Centre for Indigenous Arts, and then returned to the University of British Columbia, working in research grant administration before moving to Somba K’e (Yellowknife) to work at the Dechinta Centre.