Sheila is grateful to the Snuneymuxw people; she currently learns, lives, and works on their unceded traditional territory. As a member of the Metis Nation, she commits to the concept of Kaa-Wiichihitoyaahk, taking care of each other. Sheila is a member of the FNPN https://fnpn.ca and works at Vancouver Island University as part of the Early Childhood Education and Care team. Her passion is learning from the land and spending time with plants and children.
She joined the ASC in 2023 to be part of a committee that can consider ways to use research to uphold the gift of each child while supporting the work of families and communities.
First Nations Pedagogies Network