Tracey Herbert

First Peoples Cultural Council

Tracey Herbert, OBC, is a member of the St’uxwtews (Bonaparte) First Nation, located in the territory of the Secwépemc. She served as the First Nation’s only female councillor in the 1990s, and has been driven by a strong sense of responsibility to Indigenous Peoples for the past 29 years. Herbert chairs the Endangered Languages Project.

NON-PROFIT CAUSE: Red Cross – hometown impacted by climate change.
FUN FACT: I was Little Britches Rodeo Queen in 1979 in Williams Lake.
FAVOURITE QUOTE: “One of the most vital ways we sustain ourselves is by building communities of resistance, places where we know we are not alone.” – Dr. Bell Hooks