Holy Spirit's First Nations, Métis and Inuit Facilitators page

First Nations, Métis and Inuit Facilitators

The Niitsitapi First Nations, Métis and Inuit Facilitators 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 Niitsitapi 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 Niitsitapi First Nations, Métis and Inuit Facilitator in your child's school:

Kristen Healy-Shade  (Sakoi’sipisttoi)
École St. Mary School, Lethbridge (M/T/W/F) - phone: 403-327-3098
Our Lady of the Assumption, Lethbridge (Th) - phone: 403-327-5028

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

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

Candace Bradford  (Nukȼaqⱡiⱡ)
Children of St. Martha School, Lethbridge - phone: 403-381-8110

Fran Calf Robe  (Pokomopistaaki)
Father Leonard Van Tighem, Lethbridge - phone: 403-381-0953

Anette Bad Eagle  (Oohtahkaisiipistaaki)
Jordan's Principle Facilitator

Tracy Wolfe  (Piitaaki)
St. Michael's School, Pincher Creek - phone: 403-627-3488

Kansas Provost  (Niitsitanskakii)
St. Francis Junior High School, Lethbridge - phone: 403-327-3402

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