Staff

Sarah is the Communication and Outreach Assistant for the Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies. She is a settler with ancestry in Scotland, Poland, and Germany and was raised on the traditional territory of the Coast Salish Semiahmoo people. She is a fourth year student in English Literature and First Nations and Indigenous Studies.

Connie Wintels is the Administrator of the Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies (CIS) and is responsible for the daily operation of the Institute.

Sarah is the Senior Program Assistant (Students) for the Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies. She is a recent FNIS graduate and was raised on Anishinaabe territory in Thunder Bay.

Tanya Bob assists with the First Nations and Indigenous Studies Practicum, and is also the CIS Associate Director.

Louise Soga is the Senior Program Assistant for the Institute of Critical and Indigenous Studies and is responsible for the coordination of a variety of CIS program functions. She brings extensive UBC institutional experience to the role and was born and raised in Vancouver. You can find her in the main office happy to assist with any questions regarding the Institute.