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Sherry McKinnon

Sherry McKinnon is a member of the Laksilyu Clan, House on top of a flat rock. Sherry currently resides in the community of Moricetown and works in Smithers at the Office of the Wet’suwet’en Human & Social Service Department.

As the Wet’suwet’en Unlocking Aboriginal Justice Program Coordinator, Sherry is responsible for providing services that allow for prevention, intervention, rehabilitation and support to all Wet’suwet’en no matter where they reside. Her unique role within traditional law encourages her to work closely with the Western Justice system as an advocate for the Wet’suwet’en people.

Sherry is also a mother of four beautiful children and wife of 10 years to Desmond McKinnon. Her passion for helping others has lead her to continue schooling part-time in the Social Service Worker certificate program offered through the Northwest Community College in Smithers. This course will allow her to strengthen the delivery of the Wet’suwet’en Unlocking Aboriginal Justice program./files/Sherry_McKinnon.jpg

Meet Sherry McKinnon

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