Just ask us is Sylvia Olsen's third Stellar nomination.
Sylvia Olsen was born and raised in Victoria. When she was seventeen, she married a member of the Tsartlip First Nations. Olsen has raised her four children within the Tsartlip community.
Olsen obtained a Master’s degree in History. She now works in first nations community management. She is conducting research with teen parents from the Saanich First Nation, to increase the community’s support network for young parents.
- Just Ask Us 2005
- Yellow Line, 2005
- White girl, 2004
- The Girl with a Baby, 2003
- No Time to Say Goodbye: children's stories of Kuper Island Residential School, 2001
- and many other titles for younger readers