Noelle Pepin is a Nisga’a in the Laxgibuu clan of the wilp Ksdiyaawak. Her name is Gwiix Silwilayinsgun Gibuu which translates to Always Learning Wolf. She was given this name because of her focus on education. She has a B.Sc. Natural Resources Management, Fisheries and Wildlife; and a M.Ed. Multidisciplinary Leadership. Her own learning is focused on exploring ways to express contemporary content and issues through traditional mediums or vice versa. Her goal is to foster creativity and collaboration through a cultural lens.