Dartmouth College | Ilíiaitchik: Indigenous Correspondents Program (ICP)Contributor
Abigail Burgess (she/they) is a member of the Eskasoni Band of the Mi'kmaq First Nations community in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. She is a junior at Dartmouth College, studying Native American and Indigenous Studies and Psychology. At Dartmouth, she currently serves as Social Coordinator on the Native Americans at Dartmouth Executive Board, organizing events for the Indigenous community on campus. She spent the previous calendar year serving as Native American Council Representative, advocating for the needs of students to administration. Abigail also runs a peer-led grief support group for students who have lost a parent, sibling, or family member. Outside of Dartmouth, she works as a teaching assistant at a Daycare in Norwich with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.