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Kanahus Manuel

Secwepemc and Ktunaxa. Born into a high-profile political family, she is a leader with the Tiny House Warriors, a grassroots Secwepemc group resisting the Kinder Morgan pipeline in British Columbia.

Kanahus Manuel is Secwepemc and Ktunaxa, a member of the Secwepemc Women Warrior Society, a mother of four, and a traditional Secwepemc birthkeeper and handpoke tattoo artist. She was born into a high-profile political family known for bringing their fight for their traditional territories into the international spotlight. Kanahus’ activism also includes prison justice work, including advocacy for the freedom and exoneration of Orlando Watley. She is a member of the Secwepemc Women’s Warrior Society and a leader with the Tiny House Warriors, a grassroots group of Indigenous Secwepemc Land Defenders resisting the Kinder Morgan pipeline in British Columbia.