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Smokii is available as a keynote speaker on the following topics :


  • What it means to be two-spirit and transgender (includes history and conversations of 2SLGBTQ Inclusion)

  • Intergenerational impacts of Residential Schools (Includes personal stories of Smokii's grandmothers)

  • Indigenous Education (Every Child Matters)

  • Adoption/Child Welfare System - Smokii is an adoptee, and his biological mother was also adopted during the 60s Scoop

  • Indigenous Conceptions of Health and Wellness

  • Resilience and Healing

  • Ceremonial/Traditional Knowledge Teachings (Smokii has been recognized as a 2S Knowledge Holder and has been an invited speaker at the Trent Elders and Traditional Peoples Gathering)

  • Indigenous Literatures

  • Creative Writing

Every Child Matters

Conversation on Reconciliation

with Smokii Sumac

Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network

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Smokii is happy to announce that he has been awarded a grant for a brand new project supported by Canada Council for the Arts! 


For those wishing to book future talks, performances and workshops, please note that Smokii is fully booked for Fall 2022, focusing on this new project. He is happy to take your requests beginning Spring (Feb-March) 2023 and onwards. 

Please note that once you have provided this information, we will get back to you with Smokii's availability. 

Smokii prefers 1.5-2 hour bookings, as it gives time for introductions, discussion and Q&A, however, we will do our best to work within your timeframe/budget.

Thanks for submitting!

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