Jacinda Mack is a member of the Secwepemc and Nuxalk Nations, in what is now known as British Columbia, Canada. Mack holds a Master of Arts degree from York University’s Communication & Culture Program, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Victoria.
She has worked with First Nations communities on the central coast and northern interior of BC as a community organizer, researcher and self-government coordinator regarding First Nations territory-related issues. She makes her home in Williams Lake, one of the communities affected by the tailings spill at Mt. Polley—Canada’s worst mining disaster. Mack is the coordinator of First Nations Women Advocating Responsible Mining (FNWARM), a coalition of women leadership dedicated to mining reform in BC.