Matthew is Blackfoot from Piikani Nation is Southern Alberta. He is currently attending post-secondary and working towards finishing his degree with a focus on Public Policy and Indigenous Methodologies through SFU. He works towards supporting the Indigenous Community and has done many forms of advocacy work. He has been on the Board for the First Nations Students Association and has been recently elected into his new position at the Simon Fraser Student Society. Matthew does his best to ensure that Indigenous students are recognized within post-secondary Institutions and that they are affirmed in all aspects of their educational journey.