Elder Peter Weasel Moccasin
Peter Weasel Moccasin is a Blackfoot Elder, fluent in his language and signs, and is known for his work with Youth and Communities. Peter received an Honourary Bachelor of Applied Science – Ecosystem Management degree from the University of Lethbridge. He is an amazing horseman, storyteller, and Keeper of Blackfoot Teachings and Traditions. He shares his journey and great wisdom with many as he inspires them to hope. Peter is a man of quiet respect and honours all men.
Elder Weasel Moccasin served on the Shinah House Board of Directors, as a Vison Holder for four years; currently he serves as a Wisdom Keeper and Advisor.
Since 2009, Peter has been instrumental with his support of youth from Blood Reserve and Cardston County as they directed the Shinah House ONEHEART social inclusion project. The ONEHEART project has been talked about throughout Canada and it has served as a model for other Alberta communities. ONEHEART has had its events and activities reported on by newspapers, television channels, and even recognized in the Canada Parliament.
Elder Weasel Moccasin is a strong and courageous peacemaker and has been a strong pillar in bringing understanding and respect to the people of Southern Alberta. Shinah House is honoured to work with Elder Weasel Moccasin and it is a stronger Foundation due to his efforts and inspiration.