Cynthia is from the Nuu-cha-nulth, Gitxsan, and Kwakiutl nations. The traditional name that was given to her from Nuu-cha-nulth is “Hacum Tu-wit-la sup” meaning “Queen by the waterfalls”. Her Gitxan name is “Nugh-Jowlst” meaning “Mother of High Chief” and her Kwakiutl name is “Poot-las” meaning “You never leave my house hungry”.
Cynthia Rayner is the owner and principal at First Nations Management Consulting which offers the following services: Organization Evaluation and Restructuring, Marketing, Economic Development, Project Development, and Proposal writer/ facilitator. She has over 15 years’ experience working with First Nations in a management position.
Category Archives: A Great Legacy
Ts’aupkshitl (my great-great-great-great-great-great grandfather) Ts’aupkshitl Haw’ilwital and Tl’ishinak lived at Ts’ishaa (located on Benson Island) and had two sons, Tlateakukw’ap and Kwiisaahitchlh. With the birth of Tlateakukw’ap a new ushtakimilh was started, the Ts’ishaa’aht. Tlatleakukw’ap Tlatleakukw’ap had four sons … Continue reading