Rachel Cluderay was born and raised in Sǫ̀mba K’è/Yellowknife, Denendeh, where she still lives today. She is a nêhiyaw-English paddler and bush nerd. She is passionate about supporting Indigenous peoples to strengthen their connection to the land, as she believes it is foundational for the resurgence of Indigenous cultures, languages, and ways of being.
The canoe as home
Youth canoeing camps resist colonial policies and occupation by restoring Indigenous youth’s relationships with canoeing.