Adrian Goulet Cree Name (Wapi Mahegun Napew-White Wolf Man ) Blackfoot Name (Choo Aup Spoom Tah Dah Pii-Genuine People Helper) was born in Quesnel British Columbia to a Métis Father and Cree Mother, whose Indigenous ancestry is from Ontario, Northern Alberta and British Columbia. Adrian was raised under his mother’s lineage, with the morals and values that help create the foundation for his life and making him into the person he is today. Using these teachings, he has been successful in both academics and employment, and currently is the Circle Keeper for, Miskanawah, Pathways community Service, Cultural Advisor MCFS, Mahegun Tails Inc Director, AAWC Committee Chair for Family Day & Pow wow 2016-2017, Cultural Solutions, Traditional Singing Presenter and (oskapewis –ceremonial helper) for Reg Crowshoe and advising on various community short term committees in Southern Alberta.
Living in the Calgary community for over 30 years Adrian has adapted his traditional skills into his new surroundings, such as drumming, singing and dancing which has always been his passions. Adopted by a Blackfoot Family (Turning Robe) he uses all of his teachings and passes these down to the youth of the Calgary community. Adrian was also the winner of the 2006 Dr. Douglas Cardinal Award, awarded by the Native Center and First Nations Student Association, (University of Calgary) to recognize and honor significant achievement as a professional person from the Aboriginal Community.