Executive Director, National Aboriginal Forestry Association
zoomBradley YoungMr Bradley Young is an Opaskwayak Cree from the end of the North Saskatchewan River in present-day northern Manitoba, Canada. He holds a Master's degree in Indigenous Governance, and has studied and spoken widely on indigenous rights, development, culture and nation building.
Mr Young was the first director of the Aboriginal Involvement Program of the Foothills Model Forest in the Rocky Mountains. He recently co-chaired an official bilateral round table between Russia and Canada in the Khabarovsk Krai of the Russian Federation.
In addition to his executive duties, he currently chairs FSC’s Permanent Indigenous Peoples’ Committee, where he is spearheading the inclusion of free, prior and informed consent in global forest management.