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Gabrielle Fayant

Assembly of Seven Generations (A7G)
Co-founder, Co-CEO
Gabrielle Fayant originates from Fishing Lake Métis Settlement in Alberta and identifies as a proud Michif woman. She currently resides in Ottawa  on the traditional territory of the Algonquin peoples. Gabrielle is the cofounder and Co-CEO of a youth-led, youth driven non-profit organization called Assembly of Seven Generations (A7G).  Gabrielle has won several awards for her commitment to Indigenous youth such as the 2015 Indspire Award for Youth – Métis and the 2019 CBC Trailblazer Award. In 2016, the Honourable Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, Carolyn Bennett, appointed Gabrielle Fayant to implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) Call to Action #66: “that the federal government establish multi-year funding for youth organizations to deliver programs on reconciliation, and establish a national network."