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Steven Crowchild

Councillor Tsuutina Nation

Biography

Steven Crowchild (Ninagha Naʔitsidi) is a Tsuut’ina Isgiya, father, and current elected member of the Tsuut’ina Nation Xakujaa-yina/Chief and Council. Prior to being elected to leadership in November 2019, Steven served the Tsuut’ina Nation in the capacity of Education Services Agreement Coordinator for the Tsuut’ina Education Department where he worked to improve student outcomes through the development of innovative approaches to education as well as advocating for improved student services through service agreements. Steven has also played an integral role in Tsuut’ina language revitalization efforts through his work with the Tsuut’ina Gunaha Institute. Steven Crowchild began working for the Institute in 2012 and served in various capacities including Director from 2014 – 2018. Under his leadership, the program evolved and adjusted to serve the need of language and culture revitalization on the Tsuut’ina Nation. Over the years, Steven has been directly involved in the development and piloting of various initiatives and projects such as app development, curriculum development, culture camps, language nest, mentor-apprentice initiative, animation, language/culture film projects, professional development initiatives, recording projects, and so much more.

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