Diana Day was invited to speak to our 2021 AGM about what truth, reconciliation, and decolonization might look like in our community of housing co-ops.
Diana is a First Nations woman from the Oneida Nation, a member of the Wolf Clan, and has lived in Vancouver since the early 80’s, and is a member of Kaslo Gardens Housing Co-operative. She is passionate about social justice issues that impact the health and welfare of the most vulnerable. She has an honours degree in Psychology and is the Lead Matriarch for the Pacific Association of First Nations Women.
Diana has provided personal and professional development training for Indigenous people in Canada and the US. She volunteers as a board member of the Metro Vancouver Aboriginal Executive Council in Vancouver. But if you ask her, she will say that her most important role is mothering her two young adult children Alexander and Angeline, both in post-secondary studies.
Opening and closing remarks are by CHF BC president Suzann Zimmering.