Erin Blondeau is a mother, activist, and citizen of the Cowichan Valley Métis Nation, currently living and working on the traditional territory of the Ts’uubaa-asatx Nation, also known as Lake Cowichan.
Erin holds a bachelor’s degree with a major in anthropology and works as an equity and inclusion advocate. Erin’s academic research focused on anthropogenic climate change and the intersection of society and the biosphere. She prides herself on combining her 9 years of marketing and graphic design experience with her passion for biodiversity to work toward a better and more equitable future for all people.
In addition to Erin’s experience as a climate action researcher and graphic designer, she has also engaged in public speaking events such as the One Wave Festival (2020) facilitated by the Pacific Peoples’ Partnership. Erin has also presented her research on racism and inequity at the CREATE Conference and the Anthropology Student Forum in April 2021. She devotes her time to researching climate justice and to fighting for a more equitable future by creating social media campaigns, local outreach projects, and advocating for Indigenous sovereignty.