Erica Daniels is a member of Peguis First Nation living in Winnipeg, MB. She is a producer, director, youth leader, entrepreneur and visionary. She has worked and trained in video production, photography, and graphic design for the past 11 years. She started her journey through a program called Just TV, a multimedia program for at risk youth in the city of Winnipeg. Through this, she was able to better her life and gain extensive training, skills and opportunities in all areas of production. She currently operates her own production company, Kejic Productions.
Erica is an alumni of the National Screen Institute New Indigenous Voices Program and have been recognized for her work in the visual arts by receiving the 2012 City of Winnipeg Youth Role Model Award, 2013 Manitoba Aboriginal Youth Achievement Award, and was invited to speak as a National Youth Panelist at the Cando National Business Conference and the Yukon UpStarts Business Conference.
Along with her passion of storytelling, is her passion to work with youth in her community by reconnecting them to their culture and identity as Indigenous peoples of our homeland. She currently runs a cultural program at the Broadway Neighbourhood Centre, as well mentors youth in video production and graphic design through the Just TV and Sacred Hoop Programs.
The beauty of Indigenous people and the culture continuously inspires Erica's work and motivates her to share the knowledge of our elders and next generations.