Bastien-Lopez, Krisma (Oh-as-sta-toh-kiis)
Krisma was born in Fort Macleod in 1973, and returned to the Source of Life on April 11, 2020 as a result of complications to Covid-19 in Upland, California at the age of 47. Krisma graduated from the University of Lethbridge in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts and Science, and a Management Certificate from the Business Enterprises and Self Governing Systems of Indian, Inuit and Metis People program in the then Faculty of Management (the BESS program). Of her many accomplishments, Krisma co-authored a book with a former Lethbridge Professor Russel Barsh entitled,Effective Negotiation by Indigenous Peoples: An Action Guide with Special Reference to North America (1997). Krisma was an outstanding student and wonderful role model for other Indigenous students.