Reid, Dr. Andrea

Reid, Dr. Andrea

Dr. Andrea Reid

Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Fisheries Science, University of British Columbia, Canada

photo credit: Talon Gillis

Dr. Andrea Reid is a citizen of the Nisga’a Nation, a descendant of the Gisk’aast (Killerwhale) clan, with her paternal family coming from Gingolx. She was raised, however, on Epekwitk (Prince Edward Island) by her mother and brothers, and now lives in the Nass River Valley, home of her Nation, in Lax̱g̱alts’ap. Dr. Reid joined the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries at the University of British Columbia as an assistant professor in 2021, and is now a Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Fisheries Science (Tier 2). She has launched and now leads the Centre for Indigenous Fisheries, committed to research and teaching approaches that are intergenerational, land-based, and profoundly relational.

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