Magnolia was born and raised in the Northwest Territories. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Alberta in 2005, followed by a law degree in 2008 from the University of British Columbia.
Magnolia articled with Rath & Company, a firm southwest of Calgary, was called to the bar in 2009, and stayed on as an associate practicing native law until her move to Field Law in 2010.
Magnolia currently works in our Yellowknife office, primarily as a member of the Indian Residential Schools group, but also practicing in Litigation and Wills and Estates.
Honours and Awards
Native Aboriginal Achievement Foundation - Education Award, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, 2006-2007
Gladys C. Crawford First Nations Bursary, University of British Columbia, 2006
NWT Law Foundation/Graeme Garson Fund, Northwest Territories Law Foundation, 2005-2007
Department of Justice Career Development Program Award, Government of the Northwest Territories, 2005-2007
Bessie Silcox Scholarship for Dene Students, Dene Nation, 2005
Akaitcho/NWT Treaty 8 Scholarship, Deninu K'ue First Naton, 2005
Thomas Berger Bursary in Law, University of British Columbia, 2005
Law Foundation First Nations Award, University of British Columbia, 2005