Chas Coultee

My name is Chas Coutlee. The traditional name given to me by my maternal grandmother  is Sulinek. I am interior Salish from the Nla’kapamux nation.

My late father comes from Newfoundland and spent most of his life in BC.

I have a Bachelor of Social Work form Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT). I also completed the certificate, diploma and advanced diploma in chemical addictions at NVIT. I work as the MMIWG Coordinator in the Vancouver Coastal Region with the Indian Residential School Survivors Society (IRSSS). I am a Peer Member with THJRC. 

My most cherished role in life is as a mother.

First Nations land acknowledegement

We acknowledge that the UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm.

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