Karen Aird is a member of Saulteau First Nations in Treaty No. 8 territory in BC. For almost 20 years, she has worked on projects that integrate stories, legal traditions and intangible and tangible elements into Indigenous cultural heritage planning. She has worked extensively with the Treaty 8 Tribal Association, the Tse’K’wa Heritage Society and the Treaty 8 Coordinating Lands Office (Nun Wadee Society). She is currently the project lead for the T’Kemlups te Secwepemc Cultural Heritage Study.