14-year-old singer Ta’Kaiya Blaney has spoken at a United Nations panel in New York and sang at the Paris Climate Talks in 2015. Blaney, who is a Youth Ambassador for non-profit organization Native Children’s Survival and grew up in the Silammon First Nation, Vancouver, Canada, speaks out against the political silencing of her people and the impacts of fossil fuel extraction on Indigenous life. Photo credit: Daryl Dyke/The Globe and Mail