Dixon Terbasket is a syilx Nation community member, born in the Similkameen, and currently residing there. He has been involved as an activist since the early 1980s and is deeply passionate and knowledgeable about the protection of syilx Title and Rights. He cares about the future of syilx lands, waterways, air and animals. Dixon has spent his career working in the areas of wildlife management, land use planning, and the recognition and protection of syilx Title and Rights. Additionally, Dixon has done extensive work as a natural resources community liaison conducting interviews with Elders, and Traditional Ecological and Cultural Knowledge holders, as well as engaging with chiefs and council members on issues affecting the Okanagan territory. Dixon works as a syilx Cultural Research Coordinator, Natural Resources, with the Okanagan Nation Alliance. He also serves as a member of the Bringing the Salmon Home Indigenous Knowledge Counsel.