Jessica Wood (Si sityaawks – Woman who creates change)
Jessica Wood is a Gitxan/Tsimshian multi-disciplinary photojournalist whose background in traditional northwest coast art is the foundation for her contemporary work as a photographer, filmmaker and activist. Her work focuses on topics related to Indigenous women, gendered violence, queer identity and sex work. A main contributor to the blog Tea & Bannock, her work explores often-overlooked dimensions of contemporary Indigenous life. Jessica is also a member of the Canadian Freelance Union.