Melissa Mollen-Dupuis


Forest Campaign Manager

Expertise: Indigenous struggles and issues, boreal forest, citizen engagement, communication (radio and television)

Credentials: Long career path where she has shared the richness of her Innu culture with the public; co-founded the Quebec branch of the Idle No More movement (2012); chair of the board of directors of Wapikoni Mobile; recipient of Amnesty International’s Ambassador of Conscience Award along with five other prominent members of Canada’s Indigenous Peoples movement and Alicia Keys (2017); head of David Suzuki Foundation’s Forest Campaign; host of “Kuei! Kwe!” – a Radio-Canada radio program that showcases the talent and bold actions of First Peoples with inspiring guests

Passions: Forest bathing, TikTok and Baby Yoda!

It’s this thousands-year-old relationship with the land that is magical and continues to be passed down from grandmother to granddaughter.