About Me

My name is Jessica Humphries. I am a mixed-race urban Indigenous queer woman; My mother is Irish, Scottish and Welsh, my father Afro-Caribbean, Mi’kmaq, with Métis and Kalinago relations. Currently working on the traditional lands of the K’òmoks Peoples (Courtenay, BC).

I am currently working Customer Service Librarian, Adult Services with the Vancouver Island Regional Libraries.

I hold a BA in Women’s Studies and Art History from the University of Victoria and a Masters in Library and Information Sciences from the University of Washington iSchool.

At the core of my work is the commitment to the communities I am part of by working towards shifting the way knowledge is formulated, (re)defining the way we conceptualize services to library patrons, and moving archives away from static narratives.

In addition, I am active in wellness communities and I am continually shaping my own practice as an indigenous body in fitness, yoga, and foodie practices.

One thought on “About Me

  1. Been trying to get your direct line!! Wanted to tell you congratulations on the baby and on your sisters bundle on the way!!!!


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