Jayna is a second-year law student at the University of Ottawa’s Common Law JD Program. Jayna graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in Business Administration. Jayna grew up in Torbay, NL and spends a great deal of time on the west coast of the province with family, on the ancestral homelands of the Beothuk and Mi’kmaq. Jayna is currently working as a research assistant focusing on Indigenous laws and legal orders and is thankful to be a part of the Decolonizing Water project.