Shaelyn Wabegijig

Shaelyn Wabegijig


Shaelyn Wabegijig is one of seven young people taking the Ford government to court for weakening Ontario’s 2030 climate target.

Shaelyn grew up in Rama First Nation and her people are Algonquin from Timiskaming First Nation. She is Caribou Clan and resides in Nogojiwanong (Peterborough) where she is learning to speak Anishinaabemowin. Shaelyn is working on a project that will assert Indigenous-led conservation in Ontario. She works to empower youth and Indigenous Peoples to steward the lands and waters for future generations.

Last updated: March 6, 2020

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