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Angela Mary Code was born in Churchill, Manitoba. She spent her childhood in her home Sayisi Dene reserve at Tadoule Lake, Manitoba. There, she was surrounded by deneyatiye (Chipewyan language), dene culture, family and community of her people. At the age of 10, Angela and her family moved to Whitehorse, Yukon. Months following her high-school graduation in 2005, Angela began her post-secondary education at the University of British Columbia. After a couple of years, Angela took time off school to work, be with family and to travel. She later returned to UBC and graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts degree with a Major in First Nation Studies and a Minor in First Nation Languages & Linguistics. Angela recently directed her first feature length documentary film entitled “We Are Our Language.” Currently Angela is working as the Whitehorse Outreach Coordinator at BYTE (a Whitehorse based youth organization). Angela’s future career goals include using her skills as a filmmaker, activist and artist to promote youth empowerment, Indigenous languages, cultures, wellbeing and sustainability.

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