Indigenous Elder Advisor
Sonja is Mi’kmaq and a member of Eel River Bar First Nation (ERB), a mother of three, a friend to many, and a practitioner of traditional medicines. Sonja has a strong and diverse portfolio and a variety of special skills including conflict resolution, mediation, human relations, and team building. She is known for her nurturing nature and ability to take initiative. Sonja prioritizes and enjoys continued learning and is a forever student of her medicinal teachings and botany. She currently lives in her home community of ERB, where she works with her band to adopt best governing practices.