Presentations & Materials

Adam Olsen - Evolution of Housing
Adam Olsen - Evolution of Housing
History of Housing - Webinar Recording



Dr. Sylvia Olsen

Housing Historian & Advisor to FNHIC-BC

Dr. Olsen has extensive knowledge of First Nations communities, history, political and administration systems, and housing program development and management. Dr. Olsen garnered first-hand experience regarding First Nations housing issues, having lived in on-reserve housing for 35 years.


Dr. Mark Point

Chief, Skowkale First Nation & Board Member, FNHIC-BC

Chief Mark Point is a member of the Skowkale First Nation in Chilliwack, one of 11 communities of the Stó:lō Nation in the Upper Fraser Valley of BC. As a career educator and Indigenous leader, Chief Point is voiced in First Nations education, finance, governance, housing and infrastructure and is an advocate for the transformation of Indigenous homeownership through education and empowerment.


Eyvette Elliott (Qwuy'um'aat) 

Land Management Coordinator, Cowichan Tribes

Eyvette Elliott (Qwuy'um'aat) is the Land Management Coordinator for Cowichan Tribes. The current challenge is dealing with a growing population with limited land, infrastructure and an increasing amount of environmental concerns. She has a passion for building and maintaining healthy, supportive and inclusive communities.

Adam Olsen

MLA, Saanich North 

Adam Olsen was first elected as MLA for Saanich North and the Islands in 2017.


Adam is a former two-term Central Saanich Councilor and small business owner. He was born and raised on Tsartlip First Nation in Brentwood Bay and is a member of the Tsartlip First Nation. 

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