John Ridsdale is a member of the Tsayu Clan, House of Tsa K'ex Yex. He lives in Tse Kya (Hagwilget) and works in Smithers at the Office of the Wet'suwet'en's Natural Resources Department.
In his role as Resource Referral Coordinator, John coordinates the Wet'suwet'en's response to resource development proposals on the territory. He also sits on the Wet’suwet’en Unlocking Aboriginal Justice Advisory Board and the Office of the Wet’suwet’en Executive Committee.
John's interests include hunting, history and culture.