Based in Edmonton, Canada, Amber Bracken is a lifelong Albertan and covers assignments across the province and farther from home. After getting her start on staff at the Edmonton Sun, she has moved on to a freelance career and the pursuit of documentary projects. Her interest is in the intersection of photography, journalism and public service, with a special focus on issues affecting North American Indigenous people. Her work from Standing Rock was recognized by the World Press, ICP and POYI. Select clients include National Geographic, The New York Times, The Globe and Mail, BuzzFeed, The Wall Street Journal, Maclean's, and Canadian Geographic.