First Nation/Medicinal Plant
Teaching Languages: English, Squamish
Senaqwila Wyss is Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation), Tsimshian, Sto:lo, Hawaiian and Swiss. She is an ethnobotanist traditionally trained by her mother T’uy’t’tanat Cease Wyss. She is in the Squamish Language Immersion program and nearing the end of her Bachelors of the Arts Degree at SFU in Communications and First Nations studies. She and her mother run an Indigenous small business: Raven and Hummingbird Tea Co. They educate on indigenous plants to all ages. She is also a mother to 2-year-old Kamaya who will be raised to be the first fluent born speaker in her family after 4 generations.
Ethno-botanist logist/indigenous educator
Suitable for K- grade 12.
Max. 30 pupils per class. Able to work with multiple classes.
Available on Fridays only.
School District Availability:
North Vancouver, Greater Vancouver