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A special thank you goes out to the Siska Traditions Society and the B.C. Food Systems Network for all of their generation support and in-kind contributions to the adminstration and technical hosting of the website.

The following individuals and organizations contributed to the planning and content guidelines for this website.

  • Charla Beaulieu, Instructor Website Design and Development, Selkirk College
  • Vanessa Bob, Snaw naw as
  • Abra Brynne, Communications Coordinator B.C. Food Systems Network
  • Jessica Chenery, Community Development Leader B.C. Healthy Living Alliance
  • Corryn Dixon, Siska Traditions Society
  • Dr. Tirso Gonzales, Indigenous Studies University of British Columbia Okanagan
  • Georgia Kyba, Naturopathic Physician, First Nations Health Council
  • Nancy MacPherson, Siska Traditions and UBC Faculty of Land and Food Systems
  • Neskie Manuel, Neskonlith Indian Band
  • Dawn Marsden, Independent Researcher
  • Dawn Morrison, Coordinator, BCFSN Working Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty
  • Raymond Obomsawin, First Nations Centre, National Aboriginal Health Organization
  • Dr. Jay Wortman, Health Canada, First Nations Inuit Health Branch

Thank you to the following individuals/organizations who graciously hosted the community content creation in kind for this website.

  • Vanessa Bob, Snaw naw as First Nations, Nanaimo, B.C.
  • Ellen Duncan, Community Nutritionist, Qwemtsin Health Society, Kamloops Indian Band
  • Cease Wyss, Urban Aboriginal Food Enhancement Program, Vancouver Native Health Society
  • Jenna LaFrance, First Nations Student Centre, Simon Fraser University

Photographs were contributed by:

  • Sharon Niscak, LUSH Valley, Comox, B.C.
  • Nitanis Desjairlais, Vancouver Island Coastal Communities Indigenous Foods Network
  • Fiona Devereaux, Vancouver Island Health Authority
  • Dawn Morrison, B.C. Food Systems Network Working Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty
  • Caroline Cummins


An initiative of these BC Healthy Living Alliance members:

An initiative of the BC Healthy Living Alliance

This project was made possible with the support of the
Department of Canadian Heritage through Canadian Culture Online.

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