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From: In Our Own Aboriginal Voice


Forward, by Terri Mack, a member of the Da’naxda’xw Awaetlala Nation, is the owner of Indigenous Strong Nations Publishing.



Terri Mack

Terri Mack or Kay Kwee Kway Kwa, is a member of the Da'naxda'xw Awaetlala Nation. Terri has worked within Aboriginal Education for 20 years, 17 within the public system of Nanaimo-Ladysmith School District and lastly on reserve with Stz'uminus First Nation as the Community Literacy Coordinator. During her career within education, 16 of those years have been dearly dedicated to literacy initiatives around the province of BC, having worked in partnership with SFU, VIU, and many school districts. Terri is the owner of Strong Nations which is both an on-line Indigenous book store and most recently a new retail location as well as Strong Nations Publishing Inc. which has published just over 130 titles.