Elder Chris Brooks
Elder Chris is from Saint Mary’s First Nation. He is a traditional Lodge Keeper, Sacred Pipe Carrier and Knowledge keeper. Elder Chris has a Bachelor of Criminology from Saint Thomas University and is currently working on his “Child and Youth Care Addictions Support Worker” from Eastern College in Fredericton. As well, he is on the Board of Directors for “Turning Leaf”, a John Howard affiliate, as well as, on the Board of Directors for “Habitat for Humanity” for SMFN. Elder Chris has been a youth mentor for “Mawiw” (pronounced ‘Mowee’), for the past five years and started up the Legal Advice Clinic at SMFN. He is also the General Service Rep for AA. Elder Chris is now retired from 23 years of service with Correctional Service Canada.