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Healing the Hoop – Part 1 – Before the Peace Before the Peace

This episode is the first of two parts on the Healing The Hoop conference that took place in Fort St. john last month.The conference was a three-day event focusing on resiliency, personal growth and healing communities and there were several people we spoke to including all the keynote speakers.Today you will be hearing from Art Napoleon, a former chief of the Saulteau First Nation and the co-host of the popular cooking show, "Moosemeat & Marmalade"; We also chatted with Penny Jones, a Team Leader, specializing in Mental Wellness & Substance Use at Northern Health based in Prince George, and Jocelyn Eisert, a healing the Hoop organizer and CEO of Bizzybody Enterprises.Personal, powerful conversations that deserve to be listened to.  Before the Peace will take you on a journey with an Indigenous lens on the history of the Peace Region. We touch on the triumphs and trials of some well-known leaders of Treaty 8 Territory, we chat about Indigenous influencers on TikTok, identity, the first settlers of the Peace and so much more. Thank you to our sponsors, Troyer Ventures and Epscan Industries for funding such an important project and CLIC for their support & partnership.
  1. Healing the Hoop – Part 1 – Before the Peace
  2. Clarence Apsassin – Before the Peace
  3. Christy Jordan-Fenton – Before the Peace
  4. Tse’K’wa Heritage Society – Before the Peace
  5. Chief Roland Willson – Before the Peace