Jeri Sparrow

Jeri Sparrow, Sulseemiah, is from xwməθkwəyə̓ m (Musqueam) where she learned traditional knowledge about the healing properties of plants. She studies many alternative healing practices and works with Indigenous peoples to reconcile relationships through the re‐articulation of Indigenous protocol principles and policy development with Vancouver Coastal Health and at the Indigenous Health Research & Education Garden xʷc̓ic̓əsəm at UBC. She serves in an advisory capacity with many Vancouver Lower Mainland organizations and has been the Director of xwməθkwəy̓əm Sulsila velum Healing Centre ​H​ouse; Jeri is semi‐retired.