Hannah Tosello (she/they) is a reconnecting Kanien’keha:ka with mixed settler ancestry. Their family is from Oshwe:ken and they belong to the Turtle Clan through their mother. Hannah understands that the places and people we belong to deeply impact our work. They are passionate about ensuring equitable business opportunities for Indigenous kin and approach this work from their own experience that is inextricably informed from her lived experience as a white-coded, queer Onkwehon:we; the basis of their passion and dedication to uplifting all our relatives on Turtle Island.
Hannah holds a Bachelor of Science from Queen’s University and a Master in Environmental Science from the University of Toronto, where she focused on conservation through a Kanien’keha:ka perspective.
Within her previous role as an aquatic ecologist (4 Directions of Conservation Consulting Services) for Hiawatha First Nation and Curve Lake First Nation, Hannah continually advocated for Indigenous land rights and Indigenous ways of knowing as it pertains to conservation initiatives and consultation and accommodation work with the province.
Within her role at CCAB as a Procurement Coordinator, Hannah hopes to continue to uplift Indigenous relatives across Turtle Island and ensure they have equal and equitable opportunities within their service sector.