Myrna McCallum is a former prosecutor and Indian Residential School adjudicator who encourages other lawyers to become trauma-informed as their personal act of reconciliation. She educates leaders, lawyers, law schools, legal advocates and judges on trauma-informed advocacy through keynotes, workshops and lunch and learn sessions. She practices in the area of human rights and conducts workplace investigations while also serving as an advisor to the federal government and organizational leaders on how to address gender-based violence and sexual misconduct through policy and procedure in a trauma-informed manner. Myrna is a former residential school student who is a grateful parent to three young adults and kokom (grandmother) to three sweet babies. She is from Green Lake and Waterhen Lake First Nation in Treaty Six territory.
If your firm or organization is interested in becoming trauma-informed, you may contact Myrna at firstname.lastname@example.org
Shain Jackson, Cultural Awareness Consultant
Shain Jackson is Coast Salish from the community of Sechelt. He is a former lawyer and the President of Spirit Works Limited, an Indigenous owned and operated art studio.
In addition to creating culturally specific art pieces both large and small and initiating art projects which serve to preserve and protect the oral histories and traditional practices of various BC First Nations, Shain designs and facilitates cultural workshops for at-risk Indigenous youth, members of the judiciary, and non-Indigenous leadership executives.