Indigenous Education


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Resources – People

Please direct all enquiries to Ian Kennedy:
Director of Instruction, Indigenous Education
Phone: 604-981-1156


West Vancouver Schools Indigenous Team

Sa7plek Lanakila, Bob Baker – Skwxwú7mesh Cultural Worker

Yeltsilewet, Faye Halls – Skwxwú7mesh Cultural Worker

Liz Hill – Director of Instruction, Indigenous Education

Ian Kennedy – Director of Instruction, Indigenous Education

Temi’xw Spak’em, Jada Harry – Indigenous Success Teacher (Elementary)

Carol Langley – Indigenous Success Counsellor (Secondary)


West Vancouver Indigenous Education Council

West Vancouver Schools Trustee Sheelah Donahue
Elected Member of Skwxwú7mesh Council SYETÁXTN, Chris Lewis
Superintendent/Representative of Superintendent Liz Hill
WVS District Leadership Team member Ian Kennedy
Skwxwú7mesh Nation Education Director Paul Wick
Skwxwú7mesh Parent ḴÁTXELACHA, Brandon Darbyshire-Joseph
Other Indigenous Parent Gina Cook (Metis)
Skwxwú7mesh Student Coral Sam
Other Indigenous Student Haoi Irish (Oneida of the Thames, part of the Six Nations of the Iroquois – Haudenosaunee Confederation from New York State)
WVAA Representative Steve Rauh (Principal at WVSS)
WVTA Representative Stephanie Langlois (Teacher at Rockridge)