Merle Alexander, QC, holds the hereditary chief name Lagax’niitsk, of the Hailzaq/Tsimshian First Nations. He practises at the epicentre of legal reform in Aboriginal common law, Indigenous legal orders, natural resource law and environmental law. Alexander is co-developer of provincial and federal United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples legislation.
SOMEONE YOU ADMIRE: Tamara Napoleon because she’s heroic as an Indigenous business leader, runs half-marathonss in sub-2 and teaches me how to be a better partner and father.
NON-PROFIT CAUSE: BC Cancer (it’s personal).
FUN FACT: Galactic Star Wars fan.