Bio

Shoshanna is a member of English River First Nation, a Dene community located in Northern Saskatchewan. She works closely with Indigenous governments and organizations to draft and implement their own laws and policies, including matrimonial real property laws, laws pursuant to the Framework Agreement on First Nation Land Management, and pandemic response laws. Shoshanna has also worked on the negotiation and litigation of specific claims, as well as human rights and employment law issues in the Indigenous context, among other things. In addition to her practice, Shoshanna teaches on topics related to Indigenous land management and economic development at the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law as well as the University of Saskatchewan’s Kanawayihetaytan Askiy program. She recently contributed a chapter entitled First Nation Estates under the Indian Act in Drafting Wills in Canada: A Lawyer’s Practical Guide (3rd Edition) and she is a contributing editor to the Canadian Native Law Reporter published by the University of Saskatchewan’s Indigenous Law Centre.