Having a conversation with Jessica Keeshig-Martin is a grounding experience. Her calm, thoughtful way of speaking shows a wisdom beyond her years. This is no doubt due to the profound life-changing experiences she has had which have guided her...Read More
“Even if you screw up your life or you make choices that aren't the best choices in life, you can fix it. You can work hard to get where you want to go, and that's been my goal all the way through.”Read More
"When I was a child, my Mother and I would spend hours together making regalia. I grew up dancing at powwows in the fancy dancer’s regalia we made together. She instilled on me from a young age that water is living and traditionally spoken...Read More
“I've always known the importance of being involved, being active in the community. It stems back from when I was a young girl. Thankfully there were people in our community that included me in youth leadership programs”.
Gina Wesley will tell...Read More
“Indigenous processes have been serving us for all this time and can continue to serve us if we honour them”.
For this month’s #wcw, we celebrate one of SVS’s own — Katie Turriff! Katie is a Planner on the SVS team and the creator of our Mohawk...Read More
“I have two sets of moccasins. My First Nations moccasins I use when I'm working with industry, to teach them about protocols, traditions, how to approach Chief and Council. With my corporate moccasins, I go into the First Nations communities and...Read More
“Where we’ve been and where we come from: it helps us to understand who we are.”
From Piikani Nation’s consultation office to the field, and even to the hockey rink, Megan Crow Shoe brings her love for her community, her family, and the land to all...Read More
Today is International Women’s Day! A day where we celebrate women’s achievements in forging a path to a world that is more equitable, inclusive and that recognizes diversity.
At SVS, we encounter inspiring women daily, from our staff to our...Read More