Danika Littlechild

Ms. Littlechild is a member of the Ermineskin Cree Nation and holds a Master of Law from the University of Victoria, a Bachelor of Law from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Arts from Carleton University. Ms. Littlechild has extensive experience in the areas of Aboriginal and Indigenous Law, Cree systems of law, and Indigenous governance. Ms. Littlechild is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Law and Legal Studies at Carleton University and formerly held various roles in law, education and governance including various positions with the Assembly of First Nations and an Advisor for the United Nations Development Program. Danika holds a UNESCO Research Chair in Biodiversity, Conservation and Indigenous Health and Well-Being. Ms. Littlechild currently resides in Ottawa.