Our Elders

The Elders Group of the Nicola Valley Community Justice Services Society serve as our leaders and innovators when practicing Indigenous Justice in the Community. They also sit on the Indigenous Court Panel which is coordinated by the NVIC Liaison and Navigator.  


Current  Elders: 

  • Mary Angus                         Shackan
  • Pearl Hewitt                        Cook's Ferry
  • Casey Holmes                     Upper Nicola 
  • Johnny Jackson                   Lower Nicola
  • Sharon Lindley                   Upper Nicola 
  • Kika Mowry                         Urban 
  • Dolly Odinson                    Metis
  • Lou Paul                              Upper Nicola 
  • Esther Shackelly                Nooaitch
  • Amelia Washington          Nooaitch