Erika Gagnon is a Canadian artist and ceremonial leader, born in Montreal, Canada of French Canadian, Japanese and Native American heritage. For 21 years she has walked the Camino Rojo with love, dignity and honor, working with various medicine men and women of the Americas, Indigenous ceremonies and traditions, healing modalities and medicinal plants.
Sixteen years with the Sacred Fire of Itzachilatlan has allowed her to receive the healing and direct teachings of the sacred altars of the Temazcal (Sweat Lodge), Chanupa (sacred pipe), Vision Quest and Sun Dance. She also works extensively with a medicine man and curandero from the healing traditions of the Peruvian Andes. Erika currently lives in California, where she continues to be of service to the community and offers Temazcal / sweat lodges, tobacco and water ceremonies.