Janna Wale

Janna Wale

Research Associate
Nanaimo, BC

Janna Wale is Gitxsan from Gitanmaax First Nation, and is also Cree-Métis on her mother’s side. She has previously worked as an Indigenous Youth Intern with BC’s Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, where she became interested in climate adaptation. At the University of British Columbia – Okanagan, Janna’s research focused on climate resilience in Indigenous communities, using a seasonal rounds model. Janna holds a M.Sc. in IGS Sustainability, and a B.Nrs. (Hon.) in Natural Resource Sciences from Thompson Rivers University.