Erin Brillon is a Traditional Dancer and visual artist of Haida and Cree ancestry. Her Haida name is Kalga Jaad (woman of Ice) inherited by her maternal grandmother who is from the Laana T’sadas Eagle Clan of Skidegate Haida. Her Cree side from her maternal grandfather is from Lesser Slave Lake, Alberta. ERIN has founded two dance groups, one for urban Indigenous Youth called Little Feathers which operated from 2003 to 2009 as well as a Haida group, the Xyuu Xyahl Gaand.nga (Southeast Wind Dancers) that she founded and continues to coordinate with Avis O’Brien. ERIN also participates in two other cultural dance groups with her partner Andy Everson (K’omoks/Kwakwakwak’w) - The Kumugwe Cultural Group and the Le-La-La Dancers. ERIN has travelled internationally with these groups.