About Tsawaysia Spukwus (Alice Guss)
Tsawaysia Spukwus whose English name is known as Alice Guss (nee Harry), is a Squamish Nation member, born and raised in Squamish, BC. She is (a mother of three and grandmother of twins) who is strong, committed, and active in the preservation of her Culture and Heritage.
Tsawaysia participates in all aspects of First Nations culture, language, community, governance, education, traditional art forms, healing, recreation, singing, drumming, dancing, and storytelling. With over 20 years working with First Nation’s communities as a Director of Education, 5 years in the Employment Industry along with 15 years delivering Sacred Drum making workshops, Tsawaysia is masterful at bringing innovative learning opportunities to all people through workshops, drumming, singing, dancing, and storytelling.