Hollyhock Presenters

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Our presenters are curated for their quality, depth, integrity, and alignment with our educational purpose. Since 1982, a distinguished faculty of authors, educators, activists, artists, performers, and practitioners have shared their work at our Cortes Island campus and in Vancouver.

People smiling at Activate 2023 Hollyhock Leadership Institute

Otis Jasper

Otis is Sto:lo from Soowahlie and Cheam Nations, married into and currently living in Tkemlups te Secwepemc. The founder of Sacred Circle, the Director of Business Development and Partner Relations with All Nations, an Indigenous Cannabis Company, and a well-respected cultural leader with his family and community, Otis’ vision is the preservation of our cultural healing practices for future generations.

Otis served ten years as an elected leader and Chief for his home community of Soowahlie, has earned his Master’s of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University and upholds a strong cultural and ceremonial life for his family and children.