Meet Our Team

Dedicated to Quality

Karen Telford

Owner/Operator

Registered Massage Therapist, Indigenous Artisan from Fishing Lake Metis Settlement. Focused holistic healing and cultural reinvigoration with land-based learning and Indigenous arts (Fishscale Art, Moccasin-Making, Mitt-Making, and Otipemisiwak style beadwork)

Rob Telford

Director of Operations

Journeyman Gardener with over 30 years experience in oilfield and construction he brings everything together for Water Spirit Spa & Retreats. Rob is of Metis and Swedish descent and his hard work and eye for detail is apparent from the hiking trail, the vegetable garden to construction of the treehouse cabin to name a few.

Wyatt Telford

Michif Cultural Interpreter

Specializing in land-based skills and fingerweaving, Wyatt has spent his life engrossed in his Michif culture and roots. He has helped provide cultural activities for a diverse range of organizations, Fishing Lake Metis Settlement, Metis Nation of Alberta (Region 2), and at the Fort George and Buckingham House Historic Site as a Lead Historic Interpreter.