Kateri Lucier-Laboucan is a status member of the Little Red River Cree Nation in Northern Alberta. She is passionate about improving housing conditions amongst Indigenous communities and asserting Indigenous presence through place making. While working at Brook McIlroy as an architectural designer, she has contributed to several Indigenous Design Studio projects, including the Awen’ Indigenous Gathering Place in Collingwood, the Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health at the University of Toronto, and the Indigenous Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Toronto. Kateri has extensive experience in community consultation and engagement, including the ReOdawa Charette held at the NCC in Ottawa and the Amphitheatre Restoration for Saugeen First Nation.
Kateri is currently completing her degree in Architectural Studies at the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design at the University of Toronto. Prior to her studies in Toronto, she earned a Diploma in Architectural and Engineering Technology at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, British Columbia.