Jamie belongs to the Gis’gaast (killerwhale) clan and is both from the Gitxsan and Tsimshian Nations in Northwest British Columbia. Born and raised in the Gitxsan Nation, Jamie currently lives in the community of Gitsegukla. She has been a member of the Gitsegukla Gidahmes Dancers for over fifteen years and continues to perform with them, to this day. Throughout the past ten years, Jamie has developed a passion of working and volunteering with Indigenous Youth in her area. She hopes to help break the negative barriers of what it means to be Indigenous by continuing to work and raise up young indigenous leaders as well as influence change while leading by example.