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Learning Hub

Nika Palmer

Nika Palmer

Essential Life Skills & Training Coordinator - Learning Hub

Ph: 250-877-2904

A member of the Gitxsan Nation, Nika has been with the Dze L K’ant Friendship Centre Society since 2007, and has held various positions during her tenure. These include: assisting with the Residential School Legacy Project, Youth Assistant, Elders’ Coordinator, and Family Support Worker.

Nika is skilled at developing support services, building partnerships, and providing education employment-based services in the community.

In her role as the Project Coordinator of the Dze L K’ant Learning Hub, Nika liaises with high schools, post-secondary institutions, as well as public and private training providers to support culturally safe access for Indigenous learners. She identifies and explores funding opportunities, and engages with community organizations and stakeholders to develop and grow the Learning Hub capacity.

Shelley Wilson

Shelley Wilson

Catapult Youth Program Coordinator


Shelley Wilson is Witsuwit’en from Witset. As a mother of 4 children she is passionate about healthy lifestyles for children and youth. Shelley is a talented beading enthusiast and brings many cultural skills to her role at the Friendship Centre’s Learning Hub.

The Catapult Youth Program Coordinator plans and organizes virtual and in-person group workshops for Indigenous youth, aged 13-29, through local Indigenous community members and knowledge-holders, as well as Provincial educational institutions and training organizations.