PKS Leadership

Gene Tagaban


“One Crazy Raven” is an influential storyteller, trainer, speaker, mentor and performer. Using his gift of storytelling, dance, and music, he travels across the country performing, presenting, and facilitating workshops on prevention, empowerment, leadership, relationship-building, communication, self-awareness, spirit and honor to participants of all ages. He is Cherokee, Tlingit and Filipino.

Haver Jim – President

Haver is an enrolled member of the Yakama Nation Indian Reservation. He has been a life-long Fisherman, hunter, and food gatherer for his family, friends and community, He is a drummer/singer for the Toppenish Longhouse.  He graduated from Heritage University with a B.A. in English with a focus in linguistics and a B.A. in American Culture Studies with a focus in History. His primary source of traditional knowledge comes from his years of experience of doing cultural activities from start to finish. “Every moment of work is an opportunity to Learn & Teach”

Crit Callebs – Executive Director

Crit is of Eastern Band Cherokee/Appalachian descent and lives on the Yakama Indian Reservation. He is a traditional storyteller, drummer, singer and food gatherer for the White Swan Longhouse.  And also a foster parent for the NakNuWeSha tribal foster care program. Crit travels nationwide facilitating traditional mentoring experiences for youth and adults at treatment centers and recovery programs.  He  shares traditional stories, teaches cultural camps and conducts workshops that promote self-awareness, ancestral skills and Indigenous values.

Georgieann Lilgreen – Mentor

Georgieann was born in Ketchikan Alaska and is a Tlingit belonging to the Saanya Kwaan tribe of Saxman. She was raised in the Haida village of Kasaan, where living off the land was the way of life. Georgie teaches survival skills and how to use plants for food, medicine and their utilitarian uses.