Kelsey Big Plume was raised on the Tsuut’ina Nation and has dedicated her life to the community. As a proud wife and mother to her five children, she always finds strength from her traditional way of life and is an avid community member who supports many community initiatives. Kelsey has many passions, with involvement in the Education Board, attending cultural events, and supporting youth.
Kelsey is the Council Representative for the Governance and Administration portfolio and, with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Culture, she brings to the Tsuut’ina Xakuagha the strengths of open dialogue and a focus on values and tradition. Kelsey is a team builder among her peers, as she is a goal-orientated, compassionate, and driven to serve the Tsuut’ina Nation and its people. Kelsey is the daughter of respected Chief Sandford Big Plume and has followed in his footsteps and supported the community and became a Nation’s leader for her second term as a Councilwoman. Kelsey takes great pride in her children who are avid in hockey, and she is always there to cheer them on the sidelines. It brings Kelsey great pride in raising her family in Tsuut’ina and carrying on our sacred way of life to her children.
“The resiliency of the Tsuut’ina people is remarkable. We have demonstrated that hard work, perseverance, and determination foster positive growth and development.”