Edward Lavallee is a traditional Plains Nehiyaw (Cree) from Treaty 6, Sturgeon Lake First Nation, Saskatchewan. He has been a dancer at Pow Wows for over forty years. Ed has studied Aboriginal history, spirituality and philosophy with Elders. Presently he volunteers as an Aboriginal Advisor and Elder in Edmonton and sits on many boards of directors.
Amiskwaciy History Series is a new Indigenous grassroots initiative aimed at creating awareness regarding the often-untold Indigenous history of the Edmonton area. The name Amiskwaciy comes from Amiskwaciy Waskahikan or "Beaver Hill House", a Cree term used to describe the area now known as Edmonton.