About The Project - Project Team : May Apsassin

About The Project | PROJECT TEAM


Below is a collection of community members and participants that made this project possible. Click on each photo thumbnail to learn more about each person.

  • Amy Acko
  • Sam Acko
  • Robin Acko
  • Starr Acko
  • Eddie Apsassin
  • Mark Apsassin
  • May Apsassin
  • Johnny Askoty
  • Billy Attachie
  • Chief Gerry Attachie
  • Margaret Attachie
  • Tommy Attachie
  • Peter Biella
  • Brittany Brinkworth
  • Charmayne Brinkworth
  • Chief Kelvin Davis
  • Madeline Davis
  • Rosie Field
  • Kate Hennessy
  • Verena Hofmann
  • Julia Miller
  • Margie Miller
  • Patrick Moore
  • Chief Gary Oker
  • Madeleine Oker
  • Amber Ridington
  • Jillian Ridington
  • Robin Ridington

May Apsassin
Elder, Oral Historian

May Apsassin
May Apsassin, Montney, 2005. Catalog # DZVMCKHDP-7-08-05-E029

May Apsassin is one of Charlie Dominic's daughters and is the grand-daughter of the Dreamer Charlie Yahey. Although she is a member of the Blueberry River First Nation, she maintains strong ties to the Doig River First Nation. May shared her knowledge and experiences of Suunéch'ii Kéch'iige (Montney) with the Project Team on our field trip there. She is a respected elder who continues to encourage the use of Dane-zaa traditions and language.