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.
$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.