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Jocelyn Joe-Strack | Canada | Inspire & Educate

Indigenous Scientist | Artist | Philosopher | A Voice | A Yukoner


Introducing Jocelyn Joe-Strack, a member of the Wolf Clan of northwestern Champagne and Aishihik First Nation, and a dynamic force blending scientific expertise with Indigenous wisdom. Beyond her roles as a microbiologist, hydrologist, and philosopher, Jocelyn is a trailblazer, entrepreneur, and advocate for Indigenous knowledge and environmental sustainability. As the Indigenous Knowledge Research Chair at Yukon University, Jocelyn spearheads innovative research initiatives that integrate traditional Indigenous wisdom with modern scientific methodologies. Her work aims not only to address pressing environmental issues but also to foster cultural revitalization and community empowerment.


Jocelyn's leadership extends to the Yukon First Nations Climate Action Fellowship, where she mentors and guides youth in developing visionary responses to climate change rooted in Indigenous values. Through this initiative, she empowers the next generation to become stewards of their land and advocates for environmental justice.

Outside academia, Jocelyn is a storyteller and educator, using platforms like TikTok to share Indigenous narratives, teachings, and cultural practices. She believes in the power of storytelling to inspire and educate, bridging generational and cultural divides.


With a profound commitment to lifelong learning, Jocelyn's academic journey reflects her dedication to interdisciplinary exploration. Her diverse educational background, including a Doctorate in Environment and Sustainability, a Master of Science in Subarctic Geography and Microbiology, and a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Microbiology, equips her with a multifaceted perspective on complex issues.


In all her endeavors, Jocelyn embodies resilience, innovation, and a deep reverence for the interconnectedness of all living beings. She is a beacon of hope and possibility, inspiring positive change in her community and beyond.


Social Media Handles:

LinkedIn: Jocelyn Joe-Strack

Instagram: @auntyjocey

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