Staff and Executive

Staff

Community Liaison
Cheyenne Mihko Kihêw (They/She)
Email: communityliaison@edmonton2s.com
Phone: 587-385-9670

  • Community Education & Engagement
  • Membership/Knowledge Carrier/Community Partner/Stakeholder Engagement
  • 2 Spirit Mental Health Support (peer/Elder supports, counselling referral & suicide intervention)
  • Social Media & Events (Pride, MMIWG2S, National Indigenous History Month & Peoples Day)

2 Spirit Educator (schools)
Sissy Thiessen Kootenayoo (he/she/they) -
Email: 2spiriteducator@edmonton2s.com
Phone:  780-263-9672

  • Edmonton Public School Education
  • Alberta & Treaty 6 - Gay Straight Alliance (GSA's)
  • Indigenous Nations Members, Grade Schools, & Post-Secondary Education
  • Ceremonial Knowledge Referral & Education

Traditional Arts Coordinator
Coral Madge (They/He)
Email: traditionalarts@edmonton2s.com

  • Traditional Indigenous Arts
  • Arts Instruction & Syllabi Development
  • History, Referrals & Education
  • Artist Mentorship

Executive Director
Jeffery Chalifoux (They/He)
Email: executivedirector@edmonton2s.com

  • HR, Fundraising, Records, Compliance, and Administration
  • Government/Stakeholder/Partner Engagement

Executive

Ashleigh Cardinal (she/they) - E2S Co-Chair, Board of Directors, Matriarchs Council Chair
Email: ashleigh@edmonton2s.com

  • Council Engagement, Human Resources & Public Relations
  • Board Engagement & Community Development
  • MMIWG2S, Gender Based Violence & Traditional Parenting
  • Research, Workshops &  Academic Engagement

Stephanie Spencer, (she/her) - E2S Treasurer, Board of Directors
Email: stephanie@edmonton2s.com

  • Financial matters (grants, banking, bookkeeping, accounting, etc)
  • Board Engagement & Community Development

Boyd Whiskeyjack (any or none), E2S Secretary, Board of Directors
Email: boyd@edmonton2s.com

  • History of E2S and 2 Spirits
  • Board Engagement & Community Development
  • Inquiries on E2S engagement years 2018-2021

For any emergency support please call 911, or visit your nearest emergency centre.

For suicide prevention you can contact:
• Cheyenne (they/she): 587.385.9670 or
• Jeffery (they/he) - 587.395.9673 or the
• Hotline: 1.833.456.4566 or the
• Distress Line: 780-482-4357 (HELP).

For immediate need please contact the necessary people either at E2S, or within your circle.  Please follow us on social media for frequent updates on the things happening around E2S.