CRISIS LEAD - Estelle Edgar
Know mostly by Estelle, her traditional name is Uuyaqmiis. She comes from Ditidaht and Hesquiaht People. She has grown up in both the modern and traditional worlds with strong roots.
Growing up on the West Coast dealing with poverty, racism and addiction, she utilized her heritage through song, prayer and dance to make her way out, as well as westernized services.
She comes from a line of Residential school survivors and continually works on healing the inter generational trauma.
She has eight children which is why she loves doing what she does to make a difference in the world they will grow up in. As well as raise them in healthy and traditional home.