Atticus Courtoreille

pronouns: they, them, theirs

Atticus Courtoreille joined the Yúusnewas team in Sept 2018 as the two spirit educator!

Atticus is a two spirit nêhiyawak from so called treaty 6 territory and anishinaabeg from so called treaty 8 territory. They migrated to the beauitful unceded lands of the coast salish, and thankful this land kept them alive to help decolonize. Former youth in care, former homeless youth, they have always lived in an urban setting; recently they have connected with the land, people, and culture. And is learning and growing in their cultural role as two spirit. They are a land defender, water protector, an advocate, survivor, and a parent to a toddler. Atticus is very passionate about decolonization, 2spirit community, harm reduction and peer support/education.


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