Chief Kevin Peacey

Folk U: Chief Kevin Peacey – Making it on Cortes

Chief Kevin Peacey of the Klahoose First Nation presents Klahoose Success and Strong Leadership and answers neighbours questions.

Then Colin Funk gives a brief update on the Cortes Community Economic Development Association and Carrie Saxifrage gives an update on the Community Forest.

This was part of the Making it on Cortes forum, providing resources and a network for neighbours making a life and a livelihood on Cortes.

Folk U Radio asks “What do you know?” with host Manda Aufochs Gillespie. Tune in to hear neighbours share their interests, knowledge and skills with each other. This show has the diversity and breadth of the people of the Salish Sea: featuring everything from ancient history in the area form a professor who wrote the book to the current take on Wildfire protection and everything in between. Folk U Radio is produced by Folk University in collaboration with CKTZ 89.5 FM and support from Cortes Currents. Folk U Radio:  taking old-school viral. 

Host Manda Aufochs Gillespie is the author of the Green Mama series of books, free-lance journalist, writer, and provost and producer at Folk University. Learn more at

Top photo credit: Chief Kevin Peacey – photo courtesy Klahoose First Nation

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