Student Profile: Tehya Quachegan – Indigenous Studies and Psychology
Credits: Western University
Tehya Quachegan is from Moose Factory in Northern Ontario. She studies Psychology and Indigenous Studies. Combining the programs provides her an approach to decolonize how she would practice psychology in the future.
Quachegan also took part in the Head and Heart Fellowship Program. Through the program, she studies Indigenous knowledge and ways-of-learning and developed a land-based learning curriculum to be used in universities.
She is the incoming president of the Indigenous Student Association.