Megan was born and raised in Inuvik, Northwest Territories and is Inuvialuit. She was introduced to canoeing at a young age and spent an incredible amount of time on the land learning the traditional ways from her grandparents and my parents. She fell in love with paddling after a 2 week expedition from Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk at the age of 15 with Tagia Adventure Camp and returned from the expedition addicted to the wilderness and the peacefulness it holds. She has enjoyed varied adventures from hiking in the Tombstone mountains, teaching children at a Tibetan Monastery and working for turtle conservation leading night patrols to tag, count eggs and measure the various sized turtles. In 2016 she attended Emily Carr University of Art and Design prioritizing painting, sculpting, drawing and photography but the wilderness called and she is currently attending Thompson Rivers University taking the Adventure Studies Guide Training Program in Kamloops, BC. In her first year completed a number of certifications including Tandem Canoe Instructor, Wilderness First Responder (80hrs), Sea Kayak Level 1 and 2, Sea Kayak Assistant Overnight Guide, Swift water Rescue Technician Level 2, a River Raft Guide License.