Rosanne Casimir

Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc

Kúkpi7 Rosanne Casimir is a strong Secwépemc woman, who has served in her Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc community’s leadership for 14 years. She is in her second term as Kúkpi7/chief. Casimir serves on the board of the BC Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN). Earlier this year, she represented BCAFN on the Indigenous papal visit to Rome.

Hometown: Kamloops.
Greatest success: Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc.
Pet Peeve: Incomplete tasks.
Fun fact: Proud owner of a Jack Russell.
Non-profit cause: Food banks, BC SPCA and Orange Shirt Society.