contact Representative Blake Desjarlais of alberta

Blake Desjarlais is a Canadian politician who has represented Edmonton Griesbach in the House of Commons since 2021. He is a member of the New Democratic Party (NDP) and is of Cree and Métis descent, making him Alberta’s only Indigenous member of Parliament (MP) and the first openly two-spirit individual to serve as an MP. Desjarlais was born on December 29, 1993, in Edmonton and grew up in the Fishing Lake Métis Settlement in northern Alberta. He was raised by his aunt Grace Desjarlais after his biological mother Brenda, who was a victim of the Sixties Scoop, sought help from her sister.

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