Lillian Howard
Journey Participant

Lillian Howard is Mowachaht and is of Nuu-chah-nulth, Kwakwak’wakw and Tlingit ancestry. Ms. Howard works part-time with the PHSA Indigenous Health team with the youth team and Say’yas Cultural Safety Framework Training which addresses systemic racism in the Healthcare. She is the co-chair of the Vancouver Urban Aboriginal Peoples Advisory Committee (UAPAC) which is appointed by city council.  She is also the co-chair of the Uplifting Indigenous Families Fund (Vancity Credit Union) which raises funds to support families during and after the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. Vancouver City Council proclaimed Vancouver as a City of Reconciliation and given this the Indigenous advisory committee in this process. Ms. Howard is a speaker on Indian Residential Schools; Violence against Indigenous Women and Reconciliation. Lillian is a member of Butterflies inSpirit.