Kirsten Smith was born and raised in Whitehorse, Yukon. She is a proud member of the Champagne and Aishihik First Nation (Yukon) and the Nuxalk First Nation (Bella Coola, BC). She is the daughter of Chief Steve Smith of CAFN and granddaughter of founding CYFN member Elijah Smith. Her CAFN clan is the Wolf and her Nuxalk clan is the Eagle/Killer whale.
Kirsten is passionate about helping people and has always had a special interest in working to better the lives of First Nations people. She is very excited to be working with AFN Yukon and looks forward to all the opportunities ahead.