Kylie Jack is a Syilx (Okanagan) woman from the Penticton Indian Band, while completing her Bachelor of Art’s degree majoring in Criminology she played NCAA division II women’s varsity golf at Simon Fraser University. She is currently in her second year of the Common Law and Indigenous Legal Orders joint degree (JD/JID) at the University of Victoria. She is the Indigenous Law Student Association upper year rep for the upcoming year and was elected as the Faculty of Law Student Representative for the Senate.
Kylie has been learning her language, nqilwxcn, because she knows Indigenous people’s language is law and as a Syilx woman it is important to learn her traditional values and pass them on to the next generation. As a role model in her community, she inspires other young women to use their voice and practice their traditions.