Josh Barichello

Josh Barichello is non-Indigenous. He grew up in the territories of the Kaska Dena, Shutaot’ine and Kwanlinn Dunn. He is currently pursuing an MA in Geography at UBC, with a research focus on the potential of Indigenous Guardian Programs in contributing to self-determination, in spite of settler colonial strategies of dispossession. He is coming to the unceded land of the Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Skwxwu7mesh, and Tsleil-Waututh peoples from the community of Tu Łidlini (Ross River), where he has spent the last 6 years working with the Elders Council on various Indigenous knowledge projects and on developing and facilitating land-based education programs.