Lisa Charleyboy is a writer, editor, storyteller, and television and radio host who found her calling through her blog ‘Urban Native Girl.’
Charleyboy is Tsilhqot’in from Tsi Del Del First Nation in the interior of BC, and is now living in the unceded traditional territory of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Watuth First Nations in Vancouver, BC. While in Toronto attending university, she gained cultural connections, which led her passion to focus on Indigenous youth in urban environments.
Lisa is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of Urban Native Magazine, co-creator and host of Urban Native Girl TV, and co-editor of Dreaming in Indian: Contemporary Native American Voices. She has been called an “Aboriginal storyteller for the digital generation” by the National Post.
Lisa is currently finishing her EMBA in Aboriginal Business & Leadership program at Simon Fraser University.