Elders Cultural Support Team

The IRSSS has a team of 17 Elders within BC who are qualified in providing guidance at gatherings, ceremonies and workshops in the following cultural and spiritual activities:

Smudging
Language
Sweat Lodges
Arts & Crafts
Long House
Translating
Traditional Medicines & Therapies
Traditions & Protocol
Healing & Sharing Circles
Hollistic Wellness Plans
Elders Support Network: In addition to the spiritual and cultural workshops and counseling services provided by our elders support team, they are active in the community providing guidance and support to clients who are involved in the IAP and NSP processes.

B.C. Communities Served by the Elders Support Team:

Fort St. James/Prince George
North Vancouver
Vancouver
Vancouver
Hazelton South
Lytton
Surrey
Hope
Port Alberni
Hazelton North
Vancouver

Sam George
Eddie Gardner
Gertrude Pierre
Ben David
Hilary Johnson
Ray Thunderchild
Eric Mitchell
June Shackley
Charon Spinks
Jeremy Jones
Kenthen Thomas