Erika Gagnon is a Canadian ceremonial leader and artist, who was born in Montreal, Canada of French Canadian, Japanese and Native American ancestry. For 20 years she has walked the Red Path with love, dignity and honor, working with various medicine men and women of the Americas, Indigenous ceremonies and traditions, healing modalities and medicinal plants.
Fifteen years with the Sacred Fire of Itzachilatlan has allowed her to receive the healing, teachings and direct instructions from its chiefs, and the sacred altars of the sweat lodge / temazcal, chanunpa (sacred pipe), vision quest, Sun Dance and Ghost Dance. Erika currently lives in Berkeley, California and leads sweat lodges, chanunpa (pipe), tobacco and water ceremonies on a regular basis.
Erika has led sweat lodge for Stepping Stones and hopes to offer more of her magic to our village over the years.
You can learn more about Erika here.