Faculty Member

Frank Hope

Dehcho Dene NT a Residential School Survivor. Frank is fluent in his traditional language of Dene Zhatie. Frank has been involved with the Aboriginal Healing Foundation (AHF) since its inception as a Community Support Worker/Regional Liaison for the Yukon and the NT assisting communities to actively manage their funded contracts with AHF. He then became a Residential School Specialist facilitating psycho-educational trauma recovery healing programs in urban and remote communities in the NT. He then became the NT/Yukon representative/liaison for the Truth and Reconciliation (TRC) process. Most recently he has been working with the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls at the National events and as a statement gatherer for the families who have lost their loved ones. Other relevant experience includes 6 years as a probation officer, 15 plus years as a trained and certified drug and alcohol counsellor, certified Life Coach and facilitator, 12 years as a lead Suicide Assist Trainer in the NWT.

Bev and Frank have most recently been acknowledged by Health Canada in the NT as a Traditional Healers.


Events with Frank Hope

Luminaries on Demand
Open Dates

Lunch with Luminaries is a webinar series to share different perspectives on a variety of topics of interest to our community. These talks pay homage to early Haven days where co-founders Ben and Jock invited various thought leaders into conversation – sometimes they agreed with the ideas shared and sometimes they didn’t. We think this spirit of curiosity and generosity is an important core value we hold, and we’re excited to recreate this concept today with time and space-transcending technology! Each webinar has a Haven Host who introduces or interviews the guest speaker, and in some cases takes Q&A from…

ONSITE: The Therapeutic Wiwipson: The Adult Baby Swing - a Healing Process with Individual and Family sessions
November 14 - 17, 2022

The Traditional Baby Swing: Wiwipson The baby swing sessions allow the individual to connect to themselves in a very sacred way. It will touch the place within you where the soul sits. This connects on to the child within and allows one to complete any unfinished business and or to capture any sacred gifts yet un- accessed and gives an opportunity for one to come to peace within themselves The vision of the Baby swing as a means of teachings and healing was gifted to my Spiritual sister Darlene Auger. We create a safe space for individuals, families and groups…