Get to know: Shane

Get to know: Shane

Shane Hoveland was there in the early days of Newo, and has returned after 500-plus days in a tent (where he was witness to the magnificent unfolding of nature around us) to manage Newo’s finances. life story so far One of Shane Hoveland’s earliest childhood...
Get to know: Alana

Get to know: Alana

Alana holds a degree in Indigenous Administration and Governance, and is studying both Cree and Stoney Nakoda. She hopes to inspire and engage youth in the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation community to make a difference. life story so far Alana Yellowdirt grew up in Alexis...
Get to know: Jess

Get to know: Jess

By Cari Kilmartin Jess is a former journalist and onetime editor of the Camrose Canadian weekly newspaper who now works on Newo’s communications and marketing. life story so far The responsible eldest of four siblings, Jess grew up in Cochrane, Alberta, where she was...
Get to know: Jillian

Get to know: Jillian

By Jessica Ryan Jillian is one of the newest (and most instantly indispensable) members of the operations team at Newo. She is also assisting with food sovereignty projects, and exploring how structured rhythms, food/medicine, and community contribute to wellness and...
Get to know: Kaz

Get to know: Kaz

By Cari Kilmartin Kaz Haykowsky is a fifth-generation Treaty 6 person, gardener, and social entrepreneur, dedicated to creating regenerative culture. He heads up Newo’s work on food sovereignty and permaculture. life story so far An Edmontonian through and through,...
Get to know: Joby

Get to know: Joby

By Cari Kilmartin A graduate of one of Newo’s first training programs, Joby leads the Pecamu Makoce team with a passion for green energy, working outdoors, and becoming a role model in his community. life story so far Born into a big family, with ties and connections...