For over 40 years, Frazer Smith has made significant contributions to the Tsartlip First Nations Band and to the development of renewed relations between first nations and the non-aboriginal community. Frazer actively promotes his culture on behalf of numerous local and provincial First Nations programs. Frazer is a gifted organizer whose energy and leadership lay behind the immensely successful BC Aboriginal Elders’ conference in 2002 at which some 5000 people were present. He encourages people to come together to learn and share what is good and valuable. He works to draw on the efforts, skills and talents of others, regardless of race or creed for the betterment of his people and the good of us all.