Roxane is a mother of four and is from the St’at’imc Nation. She completed her undergrad at Simon Fraser University (Bachelor of Arts, Post Baccalaureate Diploma, Bachelor of Education) and her Masters degree from the University of British Columbia (Indigenous Knowledges and Indigenous Pedagogies). Being a classroom teacher at the time, her Masters looked at what the indicators of academic success were for Indigenous students. Roxane is currently a PhD student at the University of Waikato in New Zealand under the co-supervision of Dr. Linda Tuhiwai Smith and Dr. Courtney Mason. Roxane is exploring the links between physical activity and the traumatic effects of residential schools on Indigenous women. Roxane is also a full-time tenure track lecturer in the School of Education at Thompson Rivers University.