Terry Teegee is the elected regional chief of the British Columbia Assembly of First Nations and serving his second term. He is a member of Takla Nation and deeply involved in natural resources development and related policies. Regional Chief Teegee chairs the Assembly of First Nations’ United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Implementation Committee.
SOMEONE YOU ADMIRE: Tsleil-Waututh Chief Dan George.
FAVOURITE QUOTE: “Oh God! Like the thunderbird of old I shall rise again out of the sea; I shall grab the instruments of the white man’s success – his education, his skills – and with these new tools I shall build my race into the proudest segment of your society.”