Jessie Hemphill, MCP

PLAN 620: Topics in First Nations Land Use and Community Planning

Jessie Hemphill (Tlali’ila’ogwala, or “Bridge Between the Worlds”) is from the ‘Nakwaxda’xw, Ligwitlda’xw and Métis nations, and was raised in rural Port Hardy, BC, on the northern tip of Vancouver Island. Her love for her community has led to her to a career in community planning and facilitation, working with First Nations and organizations all over Canada through her company, Alderhill Planning Inc. She has a Master of Community Planning degree from Vancouver Island University.