Katy is a researcher with the Firelight Group. She is currently completing her Masters in Resource and Environmental Management. Katy has over five years experience in ethno-historical research relating to Aboriginal rights and resource use. She has been in almost every archive in Canada, conducted research in the National Archives in London England and spent a summer databasing ethnobotanical data for the Smithsonian. She previously worked at the Métis Archival Project assisting with research projects and mapping for the Métis National Council.