I'm Qwuy'umaat

Eyvette Elliott (Qwuy'um'aat) is of Cowichan Tribes decent and resides in the Cowichan Valley, BC. She is a graduate student at Vancouver Island University and she also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Human Resources and Certificate in First Nations Housing Management.

While completing her studies in the Master of Community Planning program, she has continued with the following pursuits:​

  • Engaging organizations in strategic planning and visioning sessions.

  • Providing job coaching services

  • Developing training tools, guidebooks and other learning materials.

  • Supporting organizations with strategic planning and change management processes.

  • Developing communication strategies and managing social media. 

  • Supporting Indigenous governance policy, programs and administration. 

Eyvette's passion for community has allowed her to cross a variety of sectors, build meaningful relationships and formulate creative solutions to further enhance the well-being of her community and surrounding areas. She excels in three areas: people, policy and communications and draws on her experience in the non-profit, private, public and First Nations governance sectors.  


Projects and Presentations


PIBC Annual Conference: Normal of the North

The evolved relationship with municipal-First Nation relations. See more here.


First Nations Public Service Secretariat

Presented at the Collaborative Learning Day: Human Resources and the Path Forward on the topic of "Planning and Preparing for a Return to the Office". See more here


CANDO Guidebooks

Supported the development of Land & Resource Management and the Environment and Sustainability guidebooks along with the revisions of the Finance and Organizational Management. See more here