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Shaylynn Sampson


Shaylynn Sampson is a Gitxsan woman from Wilp Spookxw of the Lax Gibuu with Wet’suwet’en family ties and human rights defender. She has participated in the Indigenous Youth for Wet’suwet’en and re-occupation movements, and also in defence actions of the Wet’suwet’en land from the negative effects of the construction of a gas pipeline in the territory.

She was also the Youth Engagement Coordinator for Indigenous Climate Action, an organization of and for indigenous communities, with the aim empowering indigenous activists in the defence of their sovereignty, land and environment.