Huy ch q'u - Thank you to Florence James and Mary Dolan who generously share their guidance, teachings and time, to help honour our children and families.
Florence James is a Penelakut Tribes Elder and the Elder in Residence at the Cowichan Campus of Vancouver Island University. She was honoured as a Champion for Children for her outstanding commitment to sharing her culture with young children, youths and adults.
Watch Florence share her teachings on preparing for parenthood. Make sure to view the video in high quality (HQ).
Mary Dolan is a retired early childhood educator and was honoured as a Champion for Children for her work with Growing Together Child and Parent Society and Early Learning Centre as well as her advocacy and volunteer efforts to improve the lives of young children and their families.