Monday, November 20, 2006


Please Consider Attending

A historic occassion will soon take place when local
two-spirited Elder and Medicine Woman, Sandra
, travels to Ireland, as part of a North
American Cultural Exchange
with representatives from
Dublin and Belfast.

Ms LaFramboise is a licenced registered Psychiatric
who for the past 12 years has practised in the
Downtown Eastside, providing advocacy and serving
individuals with multi barriers, substance mis-use and
mental health issues.

Lately, Sandra LaFramboise has been focusing on
prevention and treatment issues through introduction
of culturally sensitive programming needs. These
include building and supporting sweat lodges,
teachings of the medicine wheel, talking and healing
circles, along with strengthening communities by
hosting family cross-cultural support nights. Ms
LaFramboise was recently part of the hugely successful
'Proud to Quit' smoking campaign.

States Ms Laframboise, "I am proud to share my
knowledge, experience and vision to assist and
strengthen marginalized communities throughout the
world. This is an incredible once in a lifetime
experience which I think will bring lasting effects of
tolerance and peace in a region of the world, which
has seen its fair share of conflict and human rights

Prominant DTES advocate and First Nations Elder, Jamie
Lee Hamilton
along with award winning Author and
Performance Artist, Michael V Smith, Proud to Quit Smoking Community Leader, Steve Rod-Rozen and reigning Empress, Jaylene are all lending their support to ensure this Cultural Exchange
Program has significance, maximum support and high

Jamie Lee Hamilton and Michael V Smith are fronting
the LEGENDS Cabaret Show and First Nation Art Auction
& Fundraiser in support on Friday, November 24, 2006
in Historic Chinatown at the Royal Unicorn Cabaret
(old Mings Supper Club) located at 147 East Pender
Doors open at 8pm with two shows at 10:00 pm and

Tickets are $10.00 and available at the door.

For more info Jamie Lee Hamilton at (778) 329-1981