Women, Girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA+

The BCAFN Chiefs-in-Assembly commit to honouring Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people, supporting healthy families and communities, and breaking the cycles of violence and colonialism (Resolution 11/2020).

In 2018 Louisa Housty-Jones, a member and Councillor for the Heiltsuk Nation was elected by the BC Chief’s in Assembly as BCAFN Women’s Representative. As part of her role, Louisa sits on the national AFN Women’s Council.

Find out more about Louisa and her role as the BCAFN Women’s Representative here

The BCAFN Women’s Representative is an elected role. The next election is scheduled for BCAFN’s 2021 Annual General Meeting.

For further information contact Sarah Froese, BCAFN Policy Analyst