Casey Gabriel is a member of the Lil’wat Nation. He is a member of the Volunteer Fire Department, a member of the Nation’s Emergency Response Team and a volunteer at large in his community. He sits on several boards and committees in different departments within the Nation. Casey is dedicated to Emergency Preparedness in his community. From 2017-2019, Casey lead the development of the Preparing Our Home curriculum at the Xet̓óclacw Community School, a global award winning initiative.
In 2017, the participants of the Preparing our Home program won a global competition for their work to understand hazards and develop a school curriculum by integrating Indigenous Knowledge for increasing community resilience. (Learn more here: https://www.wateryouthnetwork.
Read the ‘Preparing Our Home – Lil’wat Nation’ storybook that captures key lessons learned over the past 3 years in Liľwat Nation: https://preparingourhome.ca/
Preparing Our Home by reclaiming resilience: Lessons from Lil’wat Nation, Siksika Nation and Mohawk Nation at Akwesasne, Canada – https://journals.hioa.no/