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Lydia Victor

Lydia Victor


Lydia is 20 years old and since her early teens, has been active in the Cheam community as a role model and volunteer.  Lydia is currently a “Cheam First Nation Community Engagement Worker”. Lydia’s mother is Muriel Victor and her Father is Lance Heisz. Her grandparents are

Carrielynn Victor

Carrielynn Victor


Born into an Indigo generation, with an innate desire to make progressive change through art and voice and action, Carrielynn is fueled by the passion to leave positive imprints with the earth and the people. Carrielynn’s ancestors are from Scottish, English and Irish descent who arrived in

Nashon Douglas

Nashon Douglas


Nashon (pronounced Nation) was born September 19, 1997. He is the son of Chemaine Douglas, grandson to Sid and Judy Douglas, and great grandson to Edna and Albert Douglas. Nashon is an exceptional athlete. His abilities were obvious as early as age one year, when he loved swimming in the lakes su

Santana McKay

Santana McKay


Charmaine McKay and late Sidney Jr. Douglas are the proud parents of Santana Ray James McKay, born on December 25, 1997. Santana also has a proud and supportive family circle: stepdad, Alvin Jr. Jimmie, grandparents; Sidney Sr. /Judy Douglas; Jim/Laverne McKay and Nick/Louise Kaarsemaker.  S

Amelia Douglas

Amelia Douglas


Amelia was born on May 25, 1922 to Joseph and Josephine Alex.  As a young girl she lived at Peqwcholthel (American Bar Reserve).  Amelia’s parents taught her how to wind dry salmon, she also learned to make cedar root baskets, do beadwork, knit, preserve food cook and keep house.<

Maggie Emery

Maggie Emery


Margaret Emery was born March 19, 1892 at Peqwcholthel (American Bar reserve). Her parents were Andrew Aleck or Peqwcholthel and Virginia Stomp of Spiyem (Spuzzum). She had one brother, David Aleck from Peqwcholthel and a sister Mary Peters from Sq’ewqel (Seabird Island).

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Harry Edwards

Harry Edwards


Chief Harry Edwards Author of “Mr. Magpie & Mr. Crow”

Henry Peter Edwards better known as “Harry” was born August 1, 1885 to Mary and Louie Edwards.  This birth took place on Cheam Reserve at Rosedale, British Columbia.

Harry received formal education

Tyron Giroux

Tyron Giroux


Tyron Giroux is the son of Kevin Matthews of Chilliwack, BC and Angie Giroux of Cheam First Nation, Agassiz, BC  Tryon’s grandparents are Mackenzie and Flossie Mathews  and Martha Giroux from Cheam First Nation and Patrick Giroux from Driftpile First Nation.  Along with Tyron