Erin, Ashati Sakahikan, belongs to the crystalline waters of Skeleton Lake in the traditional territories of the Anishinabek Peoples in Williams Treaty territory.
A member of the Métis Nation of Ontario, Erin relates to being Otipemisiwak and works collectively with many Nations of peoples from across Akiikwe, Mother Earth.
Erin joined CASP to weave forward the vision of Dr. Ed Connors and all of those that have come before and gathered around life promotion within the circle of suicide prevention, intervention and postvention, centering around Indigenous knowledge from our original Matriarch and Earth Mother.
Erin is grateful for her life bundle and carries an MA in Global Leadership from RRU with post-grad studies in Ecopsychology and Getting to Maybe systems change residency. Erin is committed to the spirit of Feather Carriers: Leadership for Life Promotion movement, Banff Centre’s work within Indigenous Leadership, wise practices and truth and reconciliation, and many circles of collective leadership.