Stephanie Joe is an Indigenous writer and journalist from Champagne and Aishihik First Nations, Yukon. She has a Bachelor of Communications and Media Studies from the University of Calgary and a Diploma in Journalism with Honours from SAIT. She’s written for Avenue Magazine, WestJet Magazine, Leap, Dementia Connections, WindSpeaker and various news organizations. In 2020, Stephanie was awarded silver in Alberta Magazine Publishers Association’s Emerging Writer category for her story Full Circle featured in Avenue Magazine. She enjoys telling stories from within Indigenous communities and is an advocate for reconciliation. She hopes to make a publication documenting traditional Indigenous ways of knowing. Writing has always been a passion for Stephanie.
Stephanie acknowledges that she lives on Treaty 7 territory and would like to thank the Siksika, Kainai, Piikani, Tsuut’ina, and Stoney Nakoda (Bearspaw, Chiniki, and Wesley) First Nations for allowing her to do so.