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NANCY XUE

Hometown /

Ottawa, ON

Based In / 

Ottawa, ON

Areas of Expertise /

● Policy analysis

● Knowledge of modern treaty context

● Oral and written communication

WHAT ARE YOU UP TO NOW?

Nancy works for the federal government as a negotiation analyst at Crown-Indigenous Relations supporting fiscal negotiations for closing treaty tables in BC.

POST-INTERNSHIP HIGHLIGHTS

Completed Master's in Public Policy at SFU in Vancouver, received a SSHRC scholarship to fund Master's thesis on Indigenous water governance, did a policy contract for a First Nation in BC, volunteered and worked on local campaigns in provincial/federal elections.

WHAT WAS A HIGHLIGHT OF YOUR TIME IN THE INTERNSHIP?

Helped draft, promote, and conduct outreach for PMB (Zero Waste Packaging Act).

HOW DID THE INTERNSHIP HELP YOU GET WHERE YOU ARE TODAY?

It introduced me to Indigenous issues in BC and sharpened my political instincts.