Amanda Tallio

pronouns: she, her, hers

Amanda spent her childhood in Waglisa (Bella Bella, B.C) where she got to experience a tight knit community enriched with culture of the Heiltsuk people. Moving to Vancouver she got to experience her Squamish roots. Going on tribal journeys and experiencing other tribe’s songs and dances on other territories. Amanda is the Cultural Connections Coordinator for Yúusnewas and hopes that by coordinating Culture is Healing events she can enrich the spirits of indigenous youth in the city. Amanda is a young mother and likes to spend her spare time going on adventures with her son. She also enjoys getting lost in a good fiction book or furthering her knowledge with a non-fiction book.

Located on the unceded traditional territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh and Tsleil-Waututh