Aleyah Erin Lennon
Aleyah Erin Lennon is a Master's student in the Sustainability Studies program at Trent University. With a professional and academic background in Experiential Outdoor Education, Environmental Science and Indigenous Studies, Aleyah is an Ontario Certified Teacher and Wilderness Facilitator, committed to supporting truth, reconciliation and Indigenous resurgence in Canada. Her research interests involve examining Settler Consciousness in Indigenous-led environmental activism, specifically around water protection. As a settler-Canadian of Irish ancestry, Aleyah has explored a life-long fascination with the nuances of place-based meaning-making and the role of identity, culture, and spirituality in the co-creation of sustainable communities. Aleyah is deeply grateful for the continued privilege to live, work, and grow in Nogojiwanong.