Carrie’s name is Ílsgadaay. She is Haida of the Raven Moiety, and was raised in Ketchikan by her Grandmother Vesta Johnson in a traditional lifestyle.
She worked for Central Council of Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska as Manager of the Business and Economic Development Department and in their Subsistence and Environmental Programs. She has resources management experience with the Alaska Coastal Management Program. Graduated with Associates in Business Administration, Marketing, Speech, and Computers.
She currently works for the Organized Village of Kasaan to expand their Natural Resources Department and to develop plans for a healthy and sustainable Kasaan.