Jessica Frappier

Summer Student

Jessica Frappier (she/her/hers) is Anishinaabe from Temagami First Nation in northeastern Ontario. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Indigenous Environmental Studies from Trent University. She is going into her third year of the JD/JID Indigenous law program at the University of Victoria.

She is passionate about governance rooted in Indigenous sovereignty, Indigenous environmental justice, and the continuation and resurgence of Indigenous laws. Coming from territories deeply impacted by mining in the past, present, and future tenses, this has catalyzed her interest in governance surrounding resource extraction on Indigenous territories concerning consent and holding corporations and government accountable both during operations and healing the land after they leave.

Outside of work and academics, Jessica loves spending time with friends and family and volunteers her time and skills in the many different communities she has been part of throughout her life and studies.