Faculty Profile - Keisha Everson

Keisha Everson

Keisha Everson


Aboriginal Education, Adult Basic Education

Subjects: Kwak'wala Language

Keisha Everson carries the name “La̱lx̱sa̱n Dala’og̱wa from her great-grandmother, Margaret Frank nee Wilson. Keisha is of Kwakwaka’wakw, K’omoks, Tlingit, Dutch, and English ancestry and is a member of the K’omoks First Nation. She is a proud new mom currently on maternity leave from School District No. 72 where she works as an Indigenous Language and Culture Teacher for all ages but especially K-8.

In September 2019 Keisha began co-teaching the Kwak̕̕wala KWA-096 and KWA-097 courses at North Island College; teaching adults has been a powerful learning experience. Keisha is also in the final months of a Masters’ of Education in Indigenous Language Revitalization from the University of Victoria.

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