Elder Request Form

Elders work with students, staff, and faculty as part of the SFU community in the following ways: 

  • Provide guidance, support, and mentorship to ISC students 
  • Guide traditional ceremonial activities 
  • Support special events 
  • Participate in interviews, guest lectures, and committees

If you would like to invite an Elder to support your event, please review the Protocol Guide and submit a request at least two weeks before the event date. 

Event Details

Information for Elder


$100:    Up to one hour 

$200:    More than 1 hour but not exceeding 2 hours

$50:      For each hour after 2 hours to a maximum of 7 hours 

$500:    One day (maximum 7 hours)

Transportation for In-Person Requests 

To ensure the comfort and safety of Elders while attending in-person events, we are asking that event organizers coordinate and cover the cost of transportation (i.e. taxi, Uber) to and from the event.  

Is your department able to coordinate and cover the costs of transportation to and from the event?
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