Mylan is Nêhiyawpwat (Plains Cree-Nakota) from Poundmaker Cree Nation located within Treaty Six Territory. He completed his Masters of Arts in Indigenous Governance at the University of Victoria in British Columbia in 2013 and obtained his Bachelors of Arts in Indigenous Liberal Studies at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He has participated in various land based education programs in Costa Rica, Hawai’i, Belize, and Mexico. He is also a certified Life Skills Coach and Creative Life Coach and has spent much of his youth working along side his parents who are also the founders of Red Echo Associates.
He is currently a Doctoral Student in the Department of Indigenous Studies at the University of Saskatchewan. He has recently instructed and lectured university classes at the University of Saskatchewan gaining insightful experience on how to better engage and prepare Indigenous Students for academia.
His thesis and research concentrates on Indigenous Governance, Decolonization, and Political Ecology on the Prairie.