Kairyn Potts

Guest Speaker

About Kairyn

Kairyn Potts (he/him) is a proud Two-Spirit Winkte man from the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation. Originally from Amiskwaciwåskahikan (Edmonton), he now makes his home in Vancouver. He works as a youth advocate, public speaker, youth resource developer, content creator, fashion model, actor and comedian. His creative projects allow him to use his platforms (like TikTok, Instagram and Twitch) to share his culture, his passions and some laughs with others. His youth advocacy work centers around queer Indigenous issues, youth in care, mental health awareness, Two-Spirit & gender identity and life promotion. 

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Amplifying Indigenous Voices

12:45 pm – 1:15 pm EST

The session will look at how Indigenous youth can integrate Indigenous world views in the digital world. How can Indigenous youth use social media and other platforms to tell their stories, uplift other Indigenous communities' stories and connect during the pandemic    

Speakers: Kairyn Potts, Jody Lerat, Mitchell White