Clayton Shirt

Opening Prayer
Father, Husband, and Knowledge Keeper

Clayton Shirt is from the Wolf Clan of Saddle Lake Alberta, Treaty 6. Since 2017, Clayton has worked to support spiritual, emotional, personal, and knowledge journeys of students and health researchers at the Waakebiness-Bryce, Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. He also offers traditional knowledge to Indigenous community members. Clay has worked as a Knowledge Keeper for more than 15+ years in the Native and multi-cultural community in Canada. He was taught in the old way, working for many years with the guidance of a number of First Nation Elders in Canada and the USA. He was taught traditional ceremonies, teachings, circles, one to one work, and to help all people to “walk in a good way” though life.