Aline LaFlamme of Good Medicine Consulting is a Metis grandmother, pipe carrier, Sundancer, drum maker, singer, traditional healer, therapist and workshop facilitator. She is the founder and past Executive Director of the Aboriginal Front Door Society, located in Vancouver’s Downtown East Side, and a founding member of the Daughters of the Drum.
For over 20 years, Aline has carried ceremonies, teachings, and healing to countless communities throughout the Northwest Territories, British Columbia and Alberta, where she introduced and led sweat lodge and pipe ceremonies, and healing workshops, as well as drum making courses (in 2007 she surpassed her goal of creating 1,000 drums). Aline has created and facilitated many workshops for survivors of residential schools.
Aline’s education includes a degree in Criminology with a Psychology minor, two years of special training with UW Psychiatric Department, as well as many years of traditional teachings from respected Aboriginal Elders.
Aline brings a deep wisdom, great love, lots of laughter, deep compassion, spiritual connection and a gentle heart wherever she goes. She is pleased to offer a wide variety of educational, therapeutic, and cultural offerings under the banner of Good Medicine Consulting.