Rain does motivational speaking engagements that typically include a slide show presentation with a short file, ranging from 1-1.5 hours. Throughout his presentation, he discusses his own life journey, his career change, and following the path to his dreams. He also discusses stereotypes he has faced, residential school and a path of reconciliation.
Share’s his life journey and career path, and how he discovered his dream of being an artist. As well as instilling that no dream is too big, and
that we need to follow our passions in life.
Discusses his own struggle with identity and finding his own path in the journey of life,
to inspire and remind others they are not alone.
Touches on stereotypes he has had to overcome, as well as the effects of residential school
on his people, and
what reconciliation means to him and what it looks like in today’s world.
MapleRidge /Pitt Meadows School District
Surrey School District
Abbotsford School District
Coquitlam School District
Burnaby School District
Vancouver School District
Mission School District
University of Fraser Valley
University of British Columbia
Simon Fraser University
City of Chilliwack
City of Surrey
City of Burnaby
City of Pitt Meadows
Word of Mouth
"Trenton has the ability to not only create amazing, meaningful pieces of art but he is also able to tell the story and express his dream of bringing awareness to the historical impacts First Nations have endured."
Grace Leon Cunningham
Chief of Katzie First Nations
"Trenton is also an integral and important member of a school district advisory table which includes Elders from the Katzie and Kwantlen First Nation, the local Metis associations, staff from our district Aboriginal Education department and senior district staff. It has been an honour to participate in the discussions at this table with Trenton."
Sylvia Russell | District Principal
Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows School