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DYLAN JENKINS

(They/He)


Indigenous Advisor


 Omushkego-Anishinaabe - Two-Spirit Knowledge Keeper, and Storyteller.


Dylan Jenkins began their journey as a dedicated federal public servant 23 years ago, working in the areas of Indigenous governance and administration, Indigenous economic development, Indigenous community housing, and infrastructure, and Indigenous education, social development, and partnerships. 


Dylan also served as a faculty member at Confederation College in Thunder Bay, Ontario as a Professor of Indigenous Policy, and Indigenous Governance. Born and raised in North Bay Ontario (Robinson-Huron Treaty), Dylan’s ancestral lands include Treaty 1, 3, and 5, and is matrilineally connected to York Landing First Nation in Northern Manitoba (Swampy Cree). 


Over the past 30 Years, Dylan has been mentored by Elders, Wisdom Keepers, and Spiritual Advisors from the Anishinaabe, Omushkego, Haudenosaunee, Tuscarora, and Métis Nations. As a Two-Spirit Knowledge Keeper, and Storyteller, Dylan lives by and shares the teachings imparted by their Elders, Teachers, and Guides. 

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