Perry Smith, Cultural Advisory Board Member Biography

Perry Smith, Kꙻ anilqꙻ a?, is Shuswap and a member of the Bonaparte First Nation in Cache Creek British Columbia. Perry is a ledger artist and children’s book author and illustrator. Perry is the Director of Instruction, Curriculum, in the Abbotsford School District and has worked as an educator for 26 years. Perry is the proud father of three sons and enjoys traveling to PowWows to Chicken Dance as a family. In addition to his artistic and career ambitions, Perry is completing his doctorate in educational leadership at the University of Western Ontario.

Please visit his Instagram for original art from Perry, it is @perrysmithledgerart