Yvonne Hopkins is an inspirational teacher of Aboriginal history, culture and traditional healing practices. For twenty one years, through her role as a volunteer teacher with many First Nations programs in the City of Vancouver, Yvonne has patiently and respectfully influenced thousands of Aboriginal people to pursue their educational and spiritual dreams. She is dedicated to the betterment of Aboriginal Nations in Canada and is described as a treasured cultural resource on traditional and contemporary Aboriginal healing practices. She has a gentle, loving way of helping her students feel proud of their cultural and historical heritage.
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