Annie Martel: Provencher

Annie Martel: Provencher

Annie is from the small Métis community of St-Pierre Jolys, Manitoba. She has recently graduated from Pearson College UWC, obtaining her International Baccalaureate. At Pearson, Annie was involved in the Refugee Support Activity, a group that was put in place to support recently settled refugees in the community. Annie was also very involved with the Indigenous support group, a group dedicated to spreading awareness about Indigenous issues with other students on campus. Currently, Annie is on a gap year spending time at home before attending Mount Allison University in the fall. She works as a substitute teacher and volunteers at a local non-profit second-hand store. Being a Métis woman, Annie is very passionate about advocating for Indigenous injustices in Canada and promoting the preservation of Métis culture and language. In her spare time, Annie enjoys hunting, fishing and hiking. Annie aspires to become an environmental consultant, hoping to work in the field of freshwater conservation.