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Brittany Scott

Summer Law Student

Brittany Scott (she/her/they) is a summer student with West Coast Environmental Law. Brittany is of Métis, Scottish and Irish descent and was born and raised on Treaty 8 Territory in Thebacha (Fort Smith, Northwest Territories). They recently completed their third year of the JD/JID (Juris Doctor/Juris Indigenarum Doctor) program at the University of Victoria. They graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Law & Society with a minor in Gender Studies from the University of Calgary. They are also a proud graduate of the University of Saskatchewan's Native Law Centre Summer Program (2019). Their interests include beading, singing, dog-walking and thrifting. Brittany grew up “in the bush” and began learning about the importance of caring for the environment, our animal relatives, as well as each other at a young age. They are passionate about revitalizing Indigenous legal orders and Indigenous land stewardship. Their research interests include Indigenous legal orders, Aboriginal law, trauma-informed lawyering and criminal law.