img_1353Quill Christie-Peters is an Anishinaabekwe arts programmer and self-taught artist currently residing in her hometown of Toronto. Her passion involves creating artistic programming for Indigenous youth from a radically relational praxis that allows youth to reclaim relationships to self, homeland, ancestors and community. She currently works within the public programming and curatorial departments at the Art Gallery of Ontario where she is developing and facilitating programming for native youth. Quill is also a Masters Candidate in the Indigenous Governance Program and holds a Bachelors degree in biology. She is a research assistant for the Decolonizing Water Initiative and will be running a collaborative arts-based program for Indigenous youth that centers on explorations of water governance in urban Toronto and wild ricing practices in Treaty 3. Quill is dedicated to the empowerment of Indigenous youth through artistic practice and her latest work will be featured in a forthcoming publication by Native Realities Press.