Geena is a proud member of the shíshálh (Sechelt) First Nation on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia – and the driving force behind Bears’ Lair TV.
For 30 years, Geena has been a passionate advocate for Indigenous voices, rights and business development with her work in:
- Broadcast and Media Communications (BCIT Degree, Indigenous and Toronto International Film Festivals, TV shows like Hard Copy and APTN’s First Talk),
- Business and economic development roles for over 13 years for the Squamish Nation (Trust Administrator, Small Business Officer, Procurement Lead, Major Projects Team) directly supporting 500+ start-ups and established businesses.
- Indigenous Community Relations and Indigenous Advancement / Business Development VP for teams at Allteck Line Contractors and Steel River Group.
- Corporate Indigenous Training Lead at Canadian Utility Construction.
Geena supports initiatives such as the Golden Eagles Rising Society, Right to Play and Live Different that create positive, life-changing impacts in Indigenous lives.
Learn more about Geena Jackson.