Rachel Arsenault

Rachel Arsenault

Decolonizing Water Partnership Project ,
Research Assistant

Rachel Arsenault is a Masters of Indigenous Relations student at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario. She is fish clan from the Wiikwemkoong Unceded First Nation on Manitoulin Island (Mnidoo Mnising). She works as a Research Assistant for the Community Based Research and Indigenous Research Methods Working Groups of the Decolonizing Water Partnership Project based out of British Columbia. For her thesis, she is studying water insecurity in First Nations and the impacts on communities across the province. She recently collaborated with a team of four colleagues from the Decolonizing Water Partnership Project on an article which discusses the First Nation water crisis and potential best practices for working with Indigenous peoples which was published online in the MDPI Water Journal: https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4441/10/1/49