Rosalind descends from the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓-speaking people at xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) and the Hul̕q̓umin̓um̓-speaking people at snəneyməxʷ (Nanaimo).
Rosalind’s legal practice, grounded in the rights and title of Indigenous peoples, includes the areas of corporate, commercial and governance. She graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Laws degree in 2009 and was called to the bar of the Law Society of BC in 2010.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Rosalind was a legal assistant and subsequently the tax administrator for the Musqueam Indian Band.
Rosalind has volunteered as a board member of Indigenous not-for-profits in the areas of live performance, education, and social services for women and children. Currently, she volunteers on committees of several provincial entities to assist with their implementation of some of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action, UNDRIP principles and MMIWG2S Inquiry recommendations.
Rosalind is an elected councillor of Musqueam Indian Band.
Rosalind’s background provides her with knowledge of Aboriginal law, an understanding of Indigenous governance, and an awareness of the process of reconciliation and the legal tools being developed to recognize and implement Indigenous rights and title.