Greg Charleson gives insight into the meaning of protocol and identity for him and his people. Greg is Nuu-chah-nulth of the Hesquiat First Nation which is located on the west coast of Vancouver Island, BC. The stories he tells are from his people and the purpose is to pass on the knowledge of the ancestors […]
Tasha Brooks works as an Indigenous Education Navigator through the EleV program. Based out of Vancouver Island University, Tasha is able to help a number of students in numerous ways through EleV. Tasha helps students by advocating to gain funding for post-secondary education, helping with personal issues that impact their lives, and mentoring them in […]
Terry and Vic Amos are Nuu-chah-nulth fishermen from Hesquiat First Nation. Vic is Terry’s uncle and they have fished together for many years. They both share parts of their story and the importance of fishing with family. Both Terry and Vic own and operate their own commercial fishing vessels.
Rikki Wylie is part of the management team at Tillicum Lelum Aboriginal Friendship Center. Located in Nanaimo, BC, Tillicum Lelum has a number of programs that are used to help the community. Rikki oversees several of the year-round programs to ensure the participants are getting everything they need to grow in their community.