“We are the medicine for one another.”

Elder Gerry Oleman

Angie Brinoni

Associate

ACCREDITED ADDICTION COUNSELOR AND GATHERING OUR MEDICINE FACILITATOR

Angie Brinoni is an Accredited Addiction counselor and Gathering Our Medicine Facilitator. Angie has multiple certifications in trauma-informed care, ECE certification, Addictions and Community Services, Indigenous studies, Pharmacology, Addictions Care and Treatment. Angie works with communities across BC and Canada as an Indigenous Engagement and Programming Consultant dedicated to supporting wise and best practices and Indigenous methodologies to improve programs and services.

Angie has been married 30 years to a Métis/Cree man. She is the mother and grandmother of bicultural children, biological and gifted from the creator to join their family and kinship circle.

Angie has worked with families and youth in holistic healing centers and supported the development of respectful, culturally safe programming. Angie has worked extensively with all community and government levels to support systemic change by including Indigenous pedagogy in policy and program development. Angie is committed to supporting programs that focus on inclusion, respectful cultural safety and humility in all services across Canada. Angie is dedicated to creating a shared path forward of systemic change for her children, grandchildren, and all First Nations and Aboriginal Peoples.

Contact Angie for more information on the Gathering Our Medicine program.