Indigenous Aspiring Leaders Workshop Series

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Indigenous Aspiring Leaders Workshop Series

A virtual workshop series on various topics relating to Indigenous Leadership!

By Islands Trust and Naut'sa mawt Tribal Council

When and where

Date and time

February 23, 2022 · 6:30pm - March 29, 2022 · 8pm PST



About this event

On behalf of Naut'sa mawt Tribal Council and Islands Trust we are pleased to invite you to the virtual Indigenous Aspiring Leaders Workshop Series. This series aims to provide Indigenous young leaders with the opportunity for intimate discussions revolving around leadership and empowerment along with cultural teachings of fresh water.

We encourage all interested Indigenous Aspiring Leaders to participate in any of the workshops listed below. If you are unable to attend a workshop, please contact us as we are happy to share the recording after the presentation.

WHERE: Virtual (Via Zoom)

WHO: We encourage all Indigenous aspiring leaders to attend!

WHEN: 6:30PM - 8:00PM PST

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2022: Indigenous Entrepreneurship

  • Shayla Oulette Stonechild, founder and host of 'Matriarch Movement’
  • Indigenous Fashion Designer Linda Kay Peters of 'Ringing Bell Robes -Lyn Kay Designs' who has been showcased in New York and Paris Fashion Week

Tuesday, March 8th, 2022: Indigenous Law

  • Melissa Louie, a Coast Salish, and Syilx lawyer of the Tla'amin Nation with family ties to the Penticton Indian Band

Wednesday, March 16th, 2022: Beading Workshop - Part One (SOLD OUT)

  • Emily White of Klahoose and Tla'amin Nation

Wednesday, March 22, 2022: Beading Workshop - Part Two (SOLD OUT)

  • Optional follow-up for those who attended part one and have additional questions

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2022: Indigenous Governance

  • MLA Adam Olson and Council Member (TBA)

Tuesday, March 29th 2022: Freshwater Cultural Teachings

  • What is Coast Salish cultural understanding about water? Listen and learn from Harold Joe, CKH about the relationship and cultural connects to fresh water here in the Salish Sea Basin

Door Prizes and a Grand Prize Apple iPad will be provided!

For any questions regarding this workshop, please contact Naut’sa mawt Event Management at or 647-269-3838.

We hope to see you there!

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