May 31, 2017
The Haida Spiritual Journey
Adopted from a young age, Elfie often felt out of place growing up within her family and community. Having suffered through years of abuse from the people closest to her, Elfie found the strength to break free and move towards a path of healing and reconciliation.
Finding her identity helped her become a stronger woman in the face of adversary. Today, Elfie is an active member of her Haida Nation and uses her position as both a counsellor and her identity as an Indigenous woman to help survivors from various Indigenous communities all across the Lower Mainland.
Her mission now is to increase Indigenous cultural awareness not only at Surrey Women’s Centre, but also in the larger community as a whole. Starting this fall, Elfie will hold a Group Circle at the centre that will focus on embracing Indigenous spiritual healing and knowledge for all who attend.