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Orene “DJ O Show” Askew

Orene “DJ O Show” Askew is an Afro-Indigenous and 2Spirit award-winning DJ from BC’s west coast. Orene was born and raised on X̱wemelch’stn (Capilano) Reserve in North Vancouver, BC and is a proud member of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation).  With representation as her foundation, Orene shares her story with an inspired approach, focusing on […]

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Michael (Arvaarluk) Kusugak

Michael Arvaarluk Kusugak is an Inuit author and mesmerizing storyteller who takes audiences on a transcendent journey as he shares his experiences and love for his Arctic home. Michael’s passion for his home and the lessons he teaches through his presentations will inspire all audiences. Michael was raised in the snow-covered area of Repulse Bay, […]

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Susan Aglukark

During a career that has spanned more than 30 years, Susan Aglukark’s journey as a singer-songwriter has led her to reflect on who she is, where she comes from and the importance of discovery – the discovery of history, culture and self. Susan is the first Inuk artist to win a Juno (4) and a […]

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Larissa Crawford

Larissa Crawford proudly passes on Métis and Jamaican ancestry to her daughter, Zyra, and is a published Indigenous, anti-racism, and climate justice researcher, policy advisor, and restorative circle keeper with over 15 years of experience. Larissa’s lived experience as an Indigenous and Black woman; a survivor of sexual violence and poverty; a person living with […]

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Carey Price

Carey Price is a generational talent who has continued the fabled goaltending tradition of the Montreal Canadiens alongside celebrated names like Plante, Dryden, and Roy. His rise to the pantheon of goaltending greats began in the small community of Anahim Lake in Northern BC, where he learned to skate on a river rink that his […]