Holy Spirit's First Nations, Métis and Inuit Support Workers page

First Nations, Métis and Inuit Support Workers

The First Nations, Métis and Inuit Support Workers are critical members of the learning teams in many of our schools. Their main duties are:

  • Responding to Student Needs
    • Works with school teams to provide transition support
    • Monitors student attendance and identifies necessary supports
    • Provides student mentorship
    • Serves as an advocate for students 
  • Supporting teachers’ integration of First Nations, Metis and Inuit context and content in all classroom learning
  • Supporting Blackfoot Language

  • Contributes their knowledge and expertise to provide school programming
  • Facilitating Relationships
  • Helps link families to community supports
  • Facilitates opportunities for families to be involved with school
  • Networks with community agencies, including First Nations, Metis and Inuit community 
  • Facilitates opportunities for Elders to work with staff, students, and families


For more information, please contact the First Nations, Métis and Inuit Support Worker in your child's school:

Kristen Healy-Shade 
Ecole St. Mary School, Lethbridge (M/W/Th/F) - phone: 403-327-3098
Our Lady of the Assumption, Lethbridge (T) - phone: 403-327-5028

Traven Weasel Traveller
St. Paul School, Lethbridge (M/T/Th/F) - phone: 403-328-0611
St. Teresa of Calcutta, Lethbridge (W) - phone: 587-787-1490

Emily Fox
Catholic Central High School, Lethbridge - phone: 403-327-4596

Christina Fox
Children of St. Martha School, Lethbridge - phone: 403-381-8110

Ken Fox
Father Leonard Van Tighem, Lethbridge (M/T/Th/F) - phone: 403-381-0953
St. Joseph School, Coaldale (W) - phone: 403-345-3373

Verna Delaney
St. Michael's School, Pincher Creek - phone: 403-627-3488

Billy Woitte
St. Francis Junior High School, Lethbridge - phone: 403-327-3402

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