The 2019 Spirit Seekers Youth Conference is open to people aged 11 to 29.  Online Registration is OPEN and there are still many spots available as of Thursday March 14, please register online ASAP and payment can be brought with you to on-site registration on Friday March 15. We will take registrations up to 300 delegates and stay open until all spots are filled.  The registration fee for the weekend is $150/person and includes 3 meals and all conference events.  Accepted methods of payment are cheque or cash to the Grande Prairie Friendship Centre re: Spirit Seekers.  Mail to: 10507-98 Ave Grande Prairie, AB T8V 4L1.  For an invoice, please request from or call Delaine at 780-830-6474.  If you wish, you may bring payment to on-site registration.

TO REGISTER: Fill out the registration form, fill out all areas (including workshop selection, spots are first come first serve), After all areas have been filled out press submit.  Register early to ensure your spot in your favourite workshops.

**Registration is now by PHONE or EMAIL. Email ( or phone (780-830-6474)  Delaine Lambert-English with the names, group name, & workshop selections***

Online applications are still accepted.

Workshops 1, 3, 5, 10 & 15 are filling up fast and big groups might not be able to stay together.

Conference staff will be in contact with delegates and/or chaperones to confirm registration via email.  All delegates must attend the on-site registration on Friday March 15 (3:00 – 6:00 p.m.) to pick up their conference bags and name badges.  Please click on conference program for further details regarding the schedule of events and session descriptions.

Step by Step Registration Process

  1. Register online using the form below, ensure all areas have been filled out. Important to have the group name.
  2. Once registration form has been received the Registration Coordinator will email you the Conference Program.
  3. Request an invoice from Delaine at 780-830-6474 or spiritseekers@gpfriendship
  4. Checks can be paid payable to: Grande Prairie Friendship Centre, 10507-98 Ave, T87 4L1

Further questions about the conference?


Brett Boman, Registration Coordinator


Phone: 780-221-1980

Delaine Lambert-English, Conference Coordinator


Phone Number: 780-830-6474

Darlene Lambert, Volunteer Coordinator


Phone Number: 780-380-5035

Clinton Soto, Round Dance Coordinator


Phone Number: 780-380-0053

Sheila Moerkoert, Vendor Coordinator


Phone Number: 780-539-2092

2019 Conference Registration Form

Submit each individual participant’s/chaperone name and keep the group name the same if they are all together.  Submission Form underneath example.

I.E.: Name: Delaine Lambert-English

Phone Number: 780-830-6474

Group Name: Grande Prairie Friendship Centre


Age: 34

Workshops: 5, 6, 3, 8

*Workshops, titles and facilitators below*



(please see conference program tab, to review session descriptions)

WORKSHOP 1 – Suicide Prevention – Dyami Thomas

WORKSHOP 2 – So Youth Think You Know All About Sex – Natascha Okimaw

WORKSHOP 3 – Becoming a Pow Wow Dancer – Amanda Lamothe

WORKSHOP 4 – Fierce with Heart – Connie Greyeyes & Helen Knott

WORKSHOP 5 – Creation of Inner Self (In a traditional way) – Loretta Parenteau-English

WORKSHOP 6 – Empower Yourself Over Pain – Vincent Rain

WORKSHOP 7 – Healing Through Exploitation -Danielle Boudreau

WORKSHOP 8 – Breaking Barriers in Life – Clinton & Venessa Soto

WORKSHOP 9 – Ceremonial Song & Prayer – Marjorie Belcourt

WORKSHOP 10 – Zen-Doodle Meditation – Krista Umble

WORKSHOP 11 – Balance – Linda Boudreau-Semaganis

WORKSHOP 12 – Bloodlines – Mary Jo Badger

WORKSHOP 13 – Totamaso – Do It Yourself – Patrick Buffalo

WORKSHOP 14 – Traditional Handgames – Tina Isadore

WORKSHOP 15 – Healing Through Songwriting – Dani & Lizzy