Michelle is a member of Tk'emlups te Secwepemc and she grew up, and currently resides, in the unceded ancestral territories of the Coast Salish People. Michelle has worked with First Nations and Indigenous non-profits for over 20 years. Her emerging focus on facilitating the preparation of current and future leaders to build progressive organizations focused on social change includes coaching and training as tools for success.
As an optimistic and forward-thinking Executive, with a passion for supporting inclusivity for all populations, Michelle supports various organizations and individuals reach their goals utilizing a culturally safe process allowing for storytelling and trauma informed practices.
To date Michelle’s experiential focus has been with First Nation individuals, families, communities, and Nations. She has advanced business communication skills with many years of working with multiple government, health system, and First Nation and Indigenous partners.
Uplifting an Indigenous Practice: Creating Space for Storytelling in Coaching
In this workshop, we will share how storytelling is part of how we coach in the Indigenous space here in British Columbia, Canada. You will be invited to watch a video and discuss, in small groups, what you are noticing about how to use storytelling and the applicability to your own coaching practice.